Clarence Henry Dench

22 October 1889–31 October 1970 (Age 81)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Clarence Henry

When Clarence Henry Dench was born on 22 October 1889, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, William Henry Dench, was 29 and his mother, Catherine Lissetta Cook, was 29. He married Katherine Barry on 26 February 1926, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Duval, Florida, United States in 1935 and New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States in 1940. He died on 31 October 1970, at the age of 81, and was buried in Fort Myer, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Clarence Henry Dench
Katherine Barry
Marriage: 26 February 1926
Rodney Conrad Dench

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 February 1926Connecticut, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1897 · Beginnings of Kmart
    Age 8
    Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 23
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    English: ethnic name from Middle English denshe, dench ‘Danish’.

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

    Sources (12)

    • Clarence Dench, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
    • Clarence Dench, "Florida State Census, 1935"
    • Clarence H Dench, "United States Census, 1930"

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