When Clyde West was born in July 1898, in Nebraska, United States, his father, Robert L West, was 38 and his mother, Mary Nancy Allen, was 25. He lived in Herman, Washington, Nebraska, United States in 1900.
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome
A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
English and German: from Middle English, Middle High German west ‘west’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or a regional name for someone who had migrated from further west.