Clifford Andrew Conn

Male28 December 1900–April 1961

Brief Life History of Clifford Andrew

When Clifford Andrew Conn was born on 28 December 1900, in Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States, his father, John Lindsay Conn, was 29 and his mother, Harriet Snodgrass, was 26. He married Hilda Lucille Gunsaulus on 2 February 1924, in Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States. He lived in Jasper, Iowa, United States in 1905 and Newton Township, Jasper, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died in April 1961, in Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Newton Union Cemetery, Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States.

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Clifford Andrew Conn
Hilda Lucille Gunsaulus
Marriage: 2 February 1924

Sources (10)

  • Cliford Conn, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Andrew Clifford Conn, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Clifford Andrew Conn, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 February 1924Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 1

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

    Age 13

    The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.


    Age 17

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish (Armagh, Derry): back-formation from Mac Coinn ‘son of Conn’, the early Gaelic personal name usually interpreted as ‘reason, wisdom’ or ‘head, chieftain’; its genitive in surnames is Coinn[e], see Quinn .

    Irish: shortened form of McConn .

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

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