Clarence Oswald Stray

Brief Life History of Clarence Oswald

When Clarence Oswald Stray was born on 3 November 1905, in Idaho Township, Mountrail, North Dakota, United States, his father, Ole Bertinius Stray, was 38 and his mother, Bertha Olsen Mosby, was 36. He married Gladys D Bangs on 1 December 1934. He lived in United States in 1949 and Stanley, Mountrail, North Dakota, United States in 1950. He died on 23 November 1966, at the age of 61, and was buried in Ross, Mountrail, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Oswald Stray
1905–1966
Gladys D Bangs
1912–2000
Marriage: 1 December 1934

Sources (12)

  • Clarence O Stray, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Clarence Oswald Stray, "North Dakota, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
  • Clarence Stray, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1906 · Licencing Butchers

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: northern variant of Straw .

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Agder named Strai, of uncertain derivation.

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

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