Clara Louise Van Vleet

20 September 1930–24 July 2009 (Age 78)
Garden City, Finney, Kansas, United States

The Life of Clara Louise

When Clara Louise Van Vleet was born on 20 September 1930, in Garden City, Finney, Kansas, United States, her father, Charles Stephan Van Vleet, was 23 and her mother, Opal Mary Short, was 22. She lived in Election Precinct 38, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States in 1940 and Garnett, Anderson, Kansas, United States in 2009. She died on 24 July 2009, in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States, at the age of 78.

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Charles Stephan Van Vleet
Opal Mary Short
Clara Louise Van Vleet

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Stephan Van Vleet


    Opal Mary Short




World Events (8)


Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1936 · Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Age 6

"Built on property donated by the Broadmoor Art Academy, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center was built in April of 1936. This was in the middle of the """"Gret Deperession"""" and Alice Bemis Tylor funded the project to help employ laborers who were unemployed."
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 21

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara Van Vleet in household of Charles Van Vleet, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clara Louise Whaley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Clara Louise Whaley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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