Dr. Clair Eugene Ewing

20 September 1915–4 June 1995 (Age 79)
Blue Rapids, Marshall, Kansas, United States

The Life of Clair Eugene

When Dr. Clair Eugene Ewing was born on 20 September 1915, in Blue Rapids, Marshall, Kansas, United States, his father, Ulysses Grant Ewing, was 47 and his mother, Margaret Leona Fincham, was 38. He married Evelyn Dorothea Anderson on 19 June 1942, in Bay, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Wells Township, Marshall, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Cottage Hill, Marshall, Kansas, United States in 1930. He died on 4 June 1995, in Lompoc, Santa Barbara, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lompoc Evergreen Cemetery, Lompoc, Santa Barbara, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. Clair Eugene Ewing
Evelyn Dorothea Anderson
Marriage: 19 June 1942
Mike Ewing
Karen Sue Ewing
Kathleen M. Ewing
Patricia Jane Ewing
Kevin Douglas Ewing

Spouse and Children

19 June 1942
Bay, Florida, United States


    Mike Ewing


    Karen Sue Ewing


    Kathleen M. Ewing


    Patricia Jane Ewing


    Kevin Douglas Ewing


Parents and Siblings



    Lena Mae Ewing


    Levi Grant Ewing


    Leonard William Ewing


    Gloria G. Ewing



World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 12

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish: altered form of Ewen (itself a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eòghainn ‘son of Eòghann’), formed as if it were an English patronymic ending in -ing. See also McEwen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • E St Clair Ewing in household of Margaret Ewing, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eugen C Ewing in household of Grant Ewing, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Claire Ewing in household of Grant Ewing, "United States Census, 1930"

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