Clara Jane Phillips

1913–1985 (Age 71)
Vaughan, York, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Clara Jane

When Clara Jane Phillips was born on 7 December 1913, in Vaughan, York, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Phillips, was 31 and her mother, Jessie Fraser Graham, was 25. She died on 28 February 1985, at the age of 71, and was buried in York, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Phillips
1882–1944
Jessie Fraser Graham
1888–1967
Mabel Christina Phillips
1909–1990
Clara Jane Phillips
1913–1985
Roy Philip James Phillips
1917–1973

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World Events (5)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 21

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 30

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 42

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America this name has also absorbed cognate names from other European languages, for example Italian Filippi , Polish Filipowicz .

Possible Related Names

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

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