Robert Fletcher Clemens

17 February 1903–June 1974 (Age 71)
Boone, Boone, Iowa, United States

The Life of Robert Fletcher

When Robert Fletcher Clemens was born on 17 February 1903, in Boone, Boone, Iowa, United States, his father, James Wilson Clemens, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth J Roberts, was 28. He married Ida Viola Abbott on 7 December 1921, in Boone, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Jackson Township, Boone, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died in June 1974, in Cedar Hill, Jefferson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Cedar Hill, Jefferson, Missouri, United States.

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Robert Fletcher Clemens
Margaret May Hunt
Marriage: 30 April 1926
Joann Grace Clemens
Robert Michael Clemens

Spouse and Children

30 April 1926
Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States



    Robert Michael Clemens


Parents and Siblings

    James Wilson Clemens





World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 4

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 19

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the personal name Clement .2 German, Dutch, and Danish: from the personal name Clemens ( see Clement ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert F Clemens in household of John W F Clemens, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert Clemens in household of J W Fletcher Clemens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert F Clemens, "United States Census, 1930"

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