Clarence Elder Reed

25 June 1890–15 May 1964 (Age 73)
Central, Heth Township, Harrison, Indiana, United States

The Life of Clarence Elder

When Clarence Elder Reed was born on 25 June 1890, in Central, Heth Township, Harrison, Indiana, United States, his father, John Mason Reed, was 24 and his mother, Ardelia Elliott, was 23. He married Emma O. Rhodes on 3 February 1913, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Heth Township, Harrison, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Eaton, Union Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 May 1964, in Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Eaton, Union Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Elder Reed
Emma O. Rhodes
Marriage: 3 February 1913
Miss Reed
Inez Alethia Reed
Daniel Mason Reed
Betty Jean Reed

Spouse and Children

3 February 1913
Indiana, United States


    Miss Reed


    Inez Alethia Reed


    Daniel Mason Reed


    Betty Jean Reed


Parents and Siblings

    John Mason Reed


    Ardelia Elliott




    Perry Reed


    Charles Ira Reed




    Maude Reed


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 16

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clarance E Reed, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clarence Reed in household of John Reed, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clarence E Reed in household of Isaac E Reed, "United States Census, 1900"

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