Charles Edward Summers

Born:Oct 10 1916 In:  Tarentum, PA
Died:June 30 1970 (at age 53)In:  VA Hospital, Brecksville, OH
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Immediate family

Margaret Mary Summers (born Kilmartin)
His wife
Susan Quirin Carson (born Summers)
His daughter
Paul Leon Patrick Summers
His son
Michael Joseph Summers
His son
Edward Michael Summers
His son
Robert Vincent Summers
His son
<Private> Kraus (born Summers)
His child
<Private> Summers
His child
<Private> Summers
His child
<Private> Summers
His child
Leon Quirin Summers
His father
Bertha Elizabeth Summers (born Moran)
His mother
Rev. Paul Vincent Summers
His brother
    

Education

High School diploma
From Sep 1930 To May 1934
 Buchtel High School, Akron, OH

Work

supervisor
To June 30 1970
 PPG Industries, Barberton, OH

Favorites

Interests: American Legion, Boy Scouts,
Music: Played piano

Contact information

Tarentum Ward 3, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
1920
Allegheny, Pennsylvania
1930
Same Place, ,
Same Place - 737 Storer Ave, Akron, Summit, Ohio, USA
1935
Akron City, Akron City, Ward 4, Summit, Ohio
1940

Personal info

Religion: Roman Catholic
Political view: Democrat

Source citations

Confidence: Direct and primary evidence
Citation text:

Charles E Summers
Gender: Male
Birth: Circa 1917 - Pennsylvania, United States
Residence: 1930 - Harrison, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA
Age: 13
Marital status: Single
Race: White
Language: English
Father: Leon I Summers
Father's birth place: Pennsylvania, United States
Mother: Bertha E Summers
Mother's birth place: Pennsylvania, United States
Sibling: Paul V Summers
Census: Township:HarrisonEnum. District:0622Image:843 County:AlleghenyRoll:1964 State:PennsylvaniaSheet:12-A Date:1930-00-00Line:35 See household members
Household
Relation to head; Name; Age
Head; Leon I Summers; 36
Wife; Bertha E Summers; 36
Son; Charles E Summers; 13
Son; Paul V Summers; 11

Confidence: Direct and primary evidence
Citation text:

USAF SMSgt Charles Edgar Summers
Gender: Male
Birth: June 21 1916 - Pennsylvania, United States
Military Service: SMSGT US AIR FORCE, WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM
Military Service: Nov 9 1942 - Akron, Ohio, United States
Military Service: Feb 18 1946 - Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Residence: 1920 - Tarentum Ward 3, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
Residence: 1930 - Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Residence: 1935 - Same Place, ,
Residence: 1940 - Akron City, Akron City, Ward 4, Summit, Ohio
Residence: Between Feb 1 2000 and Mar 1 2002 - Springhill, Louisiana, United States
Death: Aug 1 1999 - Springhill, Webster, Louisiana, United States
Burial: Alexandria National Cemetery, Rapides, Louisiana, United States
Parents: Leon Quirin Summers, Bertha E Summers R.N. (born Moran)
Wife: Velma L Summers (born Dunn)
Brother: Rev Fr Paul V Summers
  Additional information: LifeSketch:from http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/index.html: SUMMERS, CHARLES E SMSGT US AIR FORCE WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM DATE OF BIRTH: 06/21/1918

Biography

Charles was the oldest of two sons. Moved to Akron from Tarentum about 1930. Graduated Buchtel Hight School on the west side of Akron.  Played the piano like a pro.  Was very social and handy with a hammer.  When I was a small child, he bought a garage from Rose Ave in Akron. He had a new basement dug up and with the four walls of that garage, he added a bedroom, dinning room and an office. He also raised the roof on the attic to make a dormatory for his five sons.  

He was very active with the American Legion and was at the time of his death, the 10th District Commander in Ohio.  He was well liked and was active in the church choir.  

 His funeral was held on July 4. The most perfect date for my patriotic dad.  His funeral was also the largest the town had every seen.  

He and mom were very active with kids and adults though not their children.  They were never home! 

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