Clyde Wayne Mercer

Brief Life History of Clyde Wayne

When Clyde Wayne Mercer was born on 24 December 1917, in Webster, Burnett, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Charles William Mercer, was 27 and his mother, Hazel Violet Demarest, was 25. He married Thelma Lorene Goodman on 25 June 1942, in Addy, Stevens, Washington, United States. He lived in Addy Election Precinct, Stevens, Washington, United States in 1940 and Chewelah, Stevens, Washington, United States for about 1 years. He died on 30 January 1966, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Chewelah Memorial Park, Stevens, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clyde Wayne Mercer
1917–1966
Thelma Lorene Goodman
1923–2016
Marriage: 25 June 1942

Sources (13)

  • Clyde W Mercer, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Clyde Wayne Mercer, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Clyde Wayne Mercer, "Washington, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

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.

1919 · Seattle General Strike

The Seattle general strike was a five day strike in 1919, where around 65,000 workers began striking for higher wages. This happened two years after WWI  wage controls.

1931

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English and Catalan: occupational name for a merchant, from Old French mercier, merchier (see Mercier ). In Middle English the term was applied particularly to someone who dealt in textiles, especially the more costly and luxurious fabrics such as silks, satin, and velvet.

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

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