Oren Shirley McClure

19 March 1923–26 April 1995 (Age 72)
Rusk, Cherokee, Texas, United States

The Life of Oren Shirley

When Oren Shirley McClure was born on 19 March 1923, in Rusk, Cherokee, Texas, United States, his father, John Edward McClure, was 47 and his mother, Mattie Ella Brite, was 40. He lived in Justice Precinct 8, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 26 April 1995, in Irving, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Irving, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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John Edward McClure
Mattie Ella Brite
Anna Loraine McClure
Mable Clarice McClure
Fred Eugene Mc Clure
Leslie M. McClure
John Hilliard McClure
William Howard McClure
Oren Shirley McClure

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 6

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 19

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish:1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Uidhir (Scottish), Mac Giolla Uidhir (Irish), probably ‘son of the sallow lad’. 2. Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Gille Dheòradha , Irish Mac Giolla Dheóradha ‘son of the servant of the pilgrim’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Shirley Mcclure in household of John Mcclure, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Shirley Mcclure in household of John Mcclure, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oren S McClure, "Find A Grave Index"

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