Theo Clair Carpenter

23 November 1913–8 May 1988 (Age 74)
Selden, Sheridan, Kansas, United States

The Life of Theo Clair

When Theo Clair Carpenter was born on 23 November 1913, in Selden, Sheridan, Kansas, United States, her father, Clarence Robert Carpenter, was 23 and her mother, Orpha Mae Sypherd, was 22. She married Laddie A. Pilnacek on 16 September 1934, in Oberlin, Decatur, Kansas, United States. She lived in Sheridan, Sheridan, Kansas, United States in 1920. She died on 8 May 1988, in Laramie, Albany, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Laramie, Albany, Wyoming, United States.

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Laddie A. Pilnacek
Theo Clair Carpenter
Marriage: 16 September 1934

Spouse and Children

16 September 1934
Oberlin, Decatur, Kansas, United States

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 7

Women got to vote first time in the state of Wyoming.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a worker in wood, Norman French carpentier (from Late Latin carpentarius ‘cartwright’).2 Translation of German Zimmermann , French Charpentier , Italian Carpentieri , or cognates and equivalents in various other languages.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Theo Carpenter in household of Clance Carpenter, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Theo C Carpenter in household of Clarence Carpenter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Theo Carpenter in household of Clarence R Carpenter, "United States Census, 1930"

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