Delbert Willard Clothier

14 June 1890–19 December 1976 (Age 86)
Sylvia, Reno, Kansas, United States

The Life of Delbert Willard

When Delbert Willard Clothier was born on 14 June 1890, in Sylvia, Reno, Kansas, United States, his father, James Byron Clothier, was 41 and his mother, Anna Elizabeth Marshall, was 39. He married Vera Katherine Bland on 6 November 1912. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Allen, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Grove Township, Reno, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 19 December 1976, in Stafford, Stafford, Kansas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Cambridge, Cowley, Kansas, United States.

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Delbert Willard Clothier
Vera Katherine Bland
Marriage: 6 November 1912
Eunice Vera Clothier
James Austin Clothier
F Elizabeth Clothier
Dessie Melvia Clothier
Willard Harry Clothier
Vida Katherine Clothier
Geraldine Clothier

Spouse and Children

6 November 1912


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 23

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker or seller of cloth and clothes, from Middle English cloth (Old English clāð) + the agent suffix -(i)er.

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

Sources (3)

  • D W Clothies in household of J B Clothies, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Delfert W Clothier, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Delbert W Clothier, "United States Census, 1930"

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