Clarence Wilson Ritter

29 December 1886–30 January 1964 (Age 77)
Macksburg, Madison, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Clarence Wilson

When Clarence Wilson Ritter was born on 29 December 1886, in Macksburg, Madison, Iowa, United States, his father, Francis Marion 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
Frances James Ritter

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 4
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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
Age 5
Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1907 · Not for profit elections
Age 21
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 .

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

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Sources (16)

  • Clarence W Ritter, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Clarence W Ritter in household of Mabel Nonn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clarence W Ritter in household of James B Sutton, "United States Census, 1920"

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