Lawrence Clark Hand

6 May 1917–30 October 1994 (Age 77)
Richfield, Lincoln, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Lawrence Clark

When Lawrence Clark Hand was born on 6 May 1917, in Richfield, Lincoln, Idaho, United States, his father, Calvin Clark Hand, was 35 and his mother, Ethel Leone Housholder, was 34. He married Shirley Mae Parke on 12 June 1949, in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States. He lived in Greenleaf, Canyon, Idaho, United States in 1930. He died on 30 October 1994, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Terrace Lawn Memorial Gardens, Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Lawrence Clark Hand
Shirley Mae Parke
Marriage: 12 June 1949

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 June 1949Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 1
    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 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 2
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
    Age 24
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English, German, and Dutch: nickname for someone with a peculiarity or deformity of the hand or perhaps to skill in its use, from Middle English hond(e), hand(e), Middle High German hant, found in such appellations as Johan metter hant (Rijkhoven 1284), Liebhard mit der Hand (Augsburg 1383).Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German Hand ‘hand’ (see 1 above).Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fhlaithimh (see Guthrie ), as a result of association with the Gaelic word lámh ‘hand’. It is used as an English equivalent for several other names of Gaelic origin too, such as Claffey , Glavin , and McClave .

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

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    Story Highlight

    A SMALL PIECE OF SKY (written by Lawrence's son: Guy Hand)

    It usually happened an hour or so after dinner, just as I was getting interested in a TV show. Dad would come downstairs and ask if I wanted to look at the stars with him. I'd agree halfheartedly, w …

    Sources (9)

    • Laurence Clark Hand, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Laurence Clark C Hand, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"
    • Clark Hand Jr. in household of Clark Hand, "United States Census, 1930"

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