Charles Simon (1906 - 1983)

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Charles Simon
1906 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Charles Simon was born on March 16, 1906. He died in April 1983 at 77 years old. We know that Charles Simon had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15212.


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Charles Simon died in April 1983 at 77 years old. He was born on March 16, 1906. There is no information about Charles's family or relationships. We know that Charles Simon had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15212.
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In 1906, in the year that Charles Simon was born, author Upton Sinclair exposed the public-health threat of the meat-packing industry in his book The Jungle. While his intent was to show the lives of exploited lives of immigrants in Chicago and other industrialized cities, most people were horrified by how the meat that ended up on their tables was handled. There was such an outcry that legislation was passed to regulate meat packing. Sinclair said " "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach."

In 1923, Charles was 17 years old when the Teapot Dome scandal became the subject of an investigation by Senator Walsh and severely damaged the reputation of the Harding administration. Secretary of the Interior Albert Bacon Fall was convicted of accepting bribes from oil companies and became the first Cabinet member to go to prison. At the time, the Teapot Dome scandal was seen as "greatest and most sensational scandal in the history of American politics".

In 1930, at the age of 24 years old, Charles was alive when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1954, at the age of 48 years old, Charles was alive when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1983, in the year of Charles Simon's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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around 1897 - Oct 4, 1917
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around 1889 - Oct 9, 1915
Charles Simon
Died: Jul 29, 1916
Charles L Simon
Born: around 1927
Kentucky, United States
Charles J Simon
Born: around 1918
Pennsylvania, United States
Charles Simon
Born: around 1913
Louisiana, United States
Charles D Simon
Born: around 1915
United States
Charles Simon
Born: around 1919
Indiana, United States
Charles E Simon
Born: around 1918
United States
Charles D Simon
Born: around 1918
United States
Charles A Simon
Born: around 1901
Ohio, United States
Charles M Simon
Born: around 1923
United States
Charles J Simon
Born: around 1924
Ohio, United States
Charles E Simon
Born: around 1913
Ohio, United States
Charles J Simon
Born: around 1912
Ohio, United States
Charles E Simon
Born: around 1916
Ohio, United States
Charles E Simon
Born: around 1918
Indiana, United States
Charles D Simon
Born: around 1912
Indiana, United States

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Jerome S Simon
Mar 27, 1921 - Dec 14, 1991
Stephen J Simon
Dec 15, 1914 - Jun 16, 1997
Ellwood City, PA
Stephen P Simon
Dec 11, 1914 - Sep 19, 1994
Birmingham, AL
Joseph Simon
Sep 27, 1905 - December 1974
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Leonard E Simon
Feb 1, 1917 - Jul 21, 2004
New Castle, PA
Joseph Simon
Jun 13, 1911 - August 1974
Milton Simon
Mar 1, 1899 - Jul 16, 1991
Pittsburgh, PA
John Simon
Mar 7, 1919 - March 1981
Mitchell J Simon
Sep 23, 1919 - Jan 13, 2003
Strongsville, OH
Cyril Simon
Aug 29, 1921 - Jul 17, 1989
New York, NY
Louis Simon
Mar 9, 1894 - April 1972
Ellwood City, Pennsylvania
Eugene Simon
Jan 17, 1920 - April 1983
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Francis Simon
Jan 23, 1917 - August 1977
George Simon
Jan 14, 1924 - Jan 5, 2011
Greenville, South Carolina
Alvin Simon
Oct 14, 1929 - July 1979
Jean Simon
Mar 13, 1925 - February 1975
Lottie F Simon
Oct 21, 1916 - Jun 18, 1988
Steubenville, OH
Walter Simon
May 13, 1928 - April 1978
Robert Simon
Feb 28, 1927 - October 1986
Allison Park, Pennsylvania
Rose Simon
Oct 6, 1914 - Jul 3, 2001
Lakeland, FL

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Fred H Kobbe
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Catherine M Allen
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Ellwood City, PA
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New Smyrna Beach, FL
Ivan Kresho
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