Claude LeRoy Tevis

1910–1997 (Age 86)
Vandalia, Fayette, Illinois, United States

The Life of Claude LeRoy

When Claude LeRoy Tevis was born on 10 September 1910, in Vandalia, Fayette, Illinois, United States, his father, Harrison Morton Tevis, was 22 and his mother, Emma Lee Karr, was 20. He married Nellie Mae Saxton on 17 October 1932, in Raymond, Union, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Brown Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States in 1940 and Ohio, United States in 1997. He died on 24 May 1997, in Marysville, Union, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Raymond, Union, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude LeRoy Tevis
Nellie Mae Saxton
Marriage: 17 October 1932
Mary Katherine Tevis
Paul Eugene Tevis
Richard Leroy Tevis
Betty Virginia Tevis

Spouse & Children

17 October 1932
Raymond, Union, Ohio, United States


  • Mary Katherine Tevis


  • Paul Eugene Tevis


  • Richard Leroy Tevis


  • Betty Virginia Tevis


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Age 3

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.
1933 · Another World's Fair

Age 23

The city of Chicago was presented with another chance to host a World's Fair. It was offered to the city to commemorate the 100 years of its existence. Many people didn't like the idea of them having another Worlds Fair because the nation, as a whole, was coming out of the Great Depression.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Tewes .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Claude L Tevis in household of Harrison Tevis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Claude L Tevis in household of Harrison M Tevis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Claude Tevis, "United States Census, 1940"

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