Claude Benjamin Green

8 December 1889–30 December 1980 (Age 91)
Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States

The Life of Claude Benjamin

When Claude Benjamin Green was born on 8 December 1889, in Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States, his father, Sion Record Green, was 39 and his mother, Julia Minor Smith, was 29. He married Ura Treasure Owens in 1910, in Smith, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Copeland, Smith, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 3, Smith, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 30 December 1980, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Claude Benjamin Green
Ura Treasure Owens
Marriage: 1910
Theron Claude Green
Selma Lucille Green

Spouse and Children

Smith, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Sion Record Green


    Julia Minor Smith




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 5

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English: one of the most common and widespread of English surnames, either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or who had played the part of the ‘Green Man’ in the May Day celebrations, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a village green, Middle English grene (a transferred use of the color term). In North America this name has no doubt assimilated cognates from other European languages, notably German Grün ( see Gruen ).2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of German Grün or Yiddish Grin, Ashkenazic ornamental names meaning ‘green’ or a short form of any of the numerous compounds with this element.3 Irish: translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’. See also Fahey .

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

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Story Highlight

Claude Green employment

Claude worked at Texas Tech College in Lubbock, when they lived there 1945-1953.

Sources (3)

  • Claud Green in household of Hugh Owens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Claud Green in household of Seon Green, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Claud Green in household of Sion R Green, "United States Census, 1910"

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