Cecil Clair Garrison

7 February 1899–May 1969 (Age 70)
Elk Township, Delaware, Iowa, United States

The Life of Cecil Clair

When Cecil Clair Garrison was born on 7 February 1899, in Elk Township, Delaware, Iowa, United States, his father, Vernon Lawry Garrison, was 19 and his mother, Iva Ethel Hoisington, was 18. He married Gladys J MacNeil on 31 May 1924, in Fayette, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Fayette, Fayette, Iowa, United States in 1925 and New Wine Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1930. He died in May 1969, in Oelwein, Fayette, Iowa, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Hazleton, Buchanan, Iowa Territory, United States.

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Cecil Clair Garrison
Gladys J MacNeil
Marriage: 31 May 1924
Robert Cecil Garrison

Spouse and Children

31 May 1924
Fayette, Iowa, United States


    Robert Cecil Garrison


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 14

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.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 19

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Garrett .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cecil Garrison, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cecil Garrison in household of Mary Westemeyer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cecil C Garrison, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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