Charles A. Williams, 1880s-1890s

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A formal portrait of Charles A. Williams. He wears a suit and looks away from the camera to the left.

Charles A. was born to John and Violet (Hankins) Williams in Coralville, Iowa on June 4 1877. He married Cornelia Anna Peterson, and the had one son: Charles.

Charles A. received two degrees from the State University of Iowa, before moving to Germany to earn his PhD. Afterward Charles worked as a German professor: first at the University of Minnesota, and then at the University of Illinois. He and Cornelia eventually moved to California. She passed away on January 3, 1959, and he followed her in death on September 4, 1965 (Ancestry Library; Lovetinsky et al., p. 127).

Charles wrote letters to the residents of Coralville that contained historical information about the area; two of these letters (one to Mrs. William Morrison, the other to Henry Wenman) can be found on pages 128 and 129 of Lest We Forget: Coralville, 1873-1973.

Publisher

Coralville Public Library. Coralville Digital History Library.

Date

1880s-1890s

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Educational use only, no other permissions given.

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Coverage

Johnson County, Iowa

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“Charles A. Williams, 1880s-1890s,” Coralville Digital History Library, accessed October 19, 2021, https://coralvilledigitalhistory.omeka.net/items/show/181.

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