Charles Henry King
American businessman
Charles Henry King
Charles Henry King was an Omaha businessman and banker who was instrumental in founding several cities in the states of Nebraska and Wyoming. He saw opportunity with the expansion of the railroad west and built up related retail businesses, banks and freight operations. His fortune was estimated at $20 million. He was also the paternal grandfather of U.S. President Gerald Ford, who was born in his home in Omaha.
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Broncos making net gains - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
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Sophomore quarterback Charles King sustained a sprained ankle and his status for this week's 6 pm game at Mt. San Jacinto in Vista Murrieta is up in the air. "Sprained ankles usually don't get better in a couple of days," Beach said
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2011 Team Preview: Chaffey - GAVSV.com (subscription)
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At the helm of Chaffey's offensive attack will be mutli-talented QB Charles King who saw limited action in 2010 as a freshman, but is set to have a big sophomore campaign. When he drops back, King will have a plethora of talented targets including Del
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In cruise control - San Bernardino Sun
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Chaffey starting quarterback Charles King (13 for 19, 160 yards, interception) sprained his ankle in the third quarter and his status for next week is yet to be determined. King also led the Panthers with 42 yards on 14 carries
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As long as deployments increase, so do deaths of military children - Stars and Stripes
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Charles King, commanding officer of Naval Station Mayport, Fla., signs a Child Abuse Prevention Proclamation in observance of National Child Abuse Prevention Month on April 3, 2007. The number of children in military families killed annually through
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VMware Focuses on Small Businesses in the Post-PC Era - NewsFactor Network
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"VMware View-based solutions have been successfully deployed across thousands of desktops in numerous organizations, and there were suggestions at VMworld that at least one substantially larger customer deployment is in the works," said Charles King,
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Irene moves through Abaco - Bahamas Tribune
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Island administrator Charles King has just returned to Rock Sound after surveying most settlements in the south. He said around a dozen buildings had suffered serious roof damage, but most had minimal damage missing roof shingles
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Alpha asks for dismissal of suit - Daily Mail - Charleston
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Lawyers for Alpha Natural Resources asked Kanawha Circuit Judge Charles King to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Massey Energy shareholders. Attorneys for the shareholders opposed the motion to dismiss. They allege that Massey sold out to Alpha for much
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Treat Karabakh Like a Free Country, Says NYT Op-Ed - Asbarez Armenian News
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In an op-ed published, entitled “Phantom Menace” in the New York Times Tuesday, authors Daniel L. Bynam and Charles King, both professors at Georgetown University, present a formula for a solution to what they call “phantom states”—among them
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The Phantom Menace - New York Times
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THREE years ago this month, Russia and Georgia fought a brief and brutal war over an obscure slice of mountainous land called South Ossetia that had declared its independence from Georgia. Flouting international law
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STATE v. KING - Leagle.com
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On 12 September 2005, Melvin Charles King (defendant) was indicted for first degree rape. On 21 September 2009, defendant was indicted for felony child abuse based on a sexual act upon a child, incest, and indecent liberties with a child
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Google's May Add Dealmap to its Wallet - International Business Times
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Charles King, analyst at Pund-IT, suggests Google may be looking to bring Dealmap to its Google Wallet service. Google Wallet will combine daily deals with NFC technology, allowing people to make point-of-sale purchases with their phones and get
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Top college hoops coaches flock to AAU event - Orlando Sentinel
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AAU basketball is about exposure. And last week's participants at ESPN's Wide World of Sports were on display in front of a plethora of college basketball coaches. Mike Krzyzewski, Roy Williams, Bill Self, Jim Calhoun,
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Montverde Academy showcases talent at AAU Nationals | VIDEO - Orlando Sentinel
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The future of Central Florida basketball powerhouse Montverde Academy was on display last week during the 10 t h and 11 t h grade AAU Nationals at ESPN's Wide World of Sports. The Eagles' roster will feature
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Fulcrum Microsystems - Levering Up Intel's Cloud Ambitions - E-Commerce Times
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The expanding role of 10 GbE in cloud computing environments is the bigger story here. Intel's Xeon CPUs play critical roles in the vast majority of cloud and hyper-scale computing infrastructures and are critically important to cloud
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Charles Henry King
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1930
    Age 76
    Died on February 27, 1930.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1913
    Age 59
    Perhaps because of scandal arising from Leslie's divorce and allegations of abuse against him, the Kings retired from business in 1913 and moved to California.
    More Details Hide Details When Leslie refused to pay child support, the Kings ensured that their grandson would not be deprived. They paid child support to Dorothy until 1929, shortly before their deaths. They were interred in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Glendale, California near Leslie.
    Her divorce from Leslie was finalized in December 1913.
    More Details Hide Details Starting in the 1880s, King began to set up stores, banks and freighting operations in locations which he expected to be destinations on the westward expansion of the Fremont, Elkhorn and Missouri Valley Railroad. This later became the Chicago and North Western Transportation Company Railroad. His company was C.H. King and Company. By his strategic vision, he was ready to supply pioneers and settlers. In the process, King was instrumental in the development of Chadron, Nebraska. While the King family lived in Chadron, two of their five children were born there, including Leslie.
  • 1912
    Age 58
    King's son, Leslie, married Dorothy Ayer Gardner in September 7, 1912.
    More Details Hide Details They were married in Harvard, Illinois at her parents' home, but returned to Omaha to live, as that was where Leslie was working. After Dorothy became pregnant, Leslie moved into his parents' home to await the birth of his son, and he named him Leslie, Jr.. Because of problems with alcohol abuse, Dorothy and Leslie were separated sixteen days after their son's birth. Dorothy moved to her sister's home and then to her parents, who had moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • 1908
    Age 54
    In 1908 King moved his family to the growing regional city of Omaha, Nebraska.
    More Details Hide Details To crown his success, he commissioned a three-story, 14-room Victorian mansion in central Omaha at 3202 Woolworth Avenue. The mansion was noted for its ornate ballroom, in which Charles and Martha entertained many guests. King managed the Omaha Wool and Storage Company in the city. Leslie, and perhaps his other son, went into business with him as wool traders. King's wealth was estimated to have been up to $20 million.
  • FORTIES
  • 1896
    Age 42
    In 1896 he sold the bank.
    More Details Hide Details At one time the First National Bank of Casper, it is now part of the First Interstate BancSystem based in Wyoming and Montana. King then concentrated on a freight business between the rail line terminus in Casper and the mineral-rich Wind River region. He helped found the Wyoming communities of Shoshoni, Riverton, and Arapahoe.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1889
    Age 35
    King also helped found the Wyoming communities of Fetterman City, Douglas and Casper. In 1889 King expanded into banking and on June 10, 1889, added the word "bankers" to the name of his company.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1853
    Born
    Born on March 12, 1853.
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