Clarence Eugene Arvin

1896–1977 (Age 80)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Clarence Eugene

When Clarence Eugene Arvin was born on 5 July 1896, in Indiana, United States, his father, Thomas Hillary Arvin, was 43 and his mother, Mary Ellen Ward, was 38. He married Mary Elizabeth Zinkan on 27 November 1930, in Daviess, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Reeve Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States for about 20 years and Rutherford Township, Martin, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 1 January 1977, in Loogootee, Martin, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Whitfield, Martin, Indiana, United States.

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Clarence Eugene Arvin
Mary Elizabeth Zinkan
Marriage: 27 November 1930
Donald Arvin
Raymond J Arvin
Patricia Susanna Arvin

Spouse & Children

27 November 1930
Daviess, Indiana, United States


  • Donald Arvin


  • Male1937–1997Male

  • Patricia Susanna Arvin


Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Hillary Arvin


  • Female1857–1936Female



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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 10

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 22

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

Probably a variant of Irish Irvin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Clarence E Arvin in household of Tomas H Arvin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clarence E Arvin in household of Thomas H Arvin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clarance Arvin in household of Thomas H Arvin, "United States Census, 1900"

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