Clarence Wilson Ritter

Brief Life History of Clarence Wilson

When Clarence Wilson Ritter was born on 29 December 1886, in Macksburg, Madison, Iowa, United States, his father, Marion Francis Ritter, was 30 and his mother, Rachel Ellen McKibben, was 28. He married Sadie Bell Sutton on 22 August 1914, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Orange, Orange, California, United States for about 20 years and Orange Judicial Township, Orange, California, United States in 1940. He died on 30 January 1964, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Melrose Abbey Memorial Park, Anaheim, Orange, California, United States.

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Clarence Wilson Ritter
Sadie Bell Sutton
Marriage: 22 August 1914
Francis James Ritter

Sources (17)

  • Clarence W Ritter, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Clarence W Ritter, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Clarence Wilson Ritter, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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Historical Boundaries: 1889: Orange, California, United States

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1907 · Not for profit elections

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German rit(t)er ‘knight, mounted warrior’, Middle Low German ridder, applied as a status name, occupational name, or nickname. Compare Knight .

English (Middlesex): perhaps a nickname from an agent derivative of Middle English ritten ‘to cut open, split’, usually referring to the use of a blade. Compare Render .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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