James Lee Claunch

4 June 1896–25 December 1963 (Age 67)
Butler, Bates, Missouri, United States

The Life of James Lee

When James Lee Claunch was born on 4 June 1896, in Butler, Bates, Missouri, United States, his father, Christopher C. CLAUNCH, was 41 and his mother, Bettie E. Raney, was 25. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Nellie Adeline Boyles. He lived in Cass, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Grand River Township, Cass, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 25 December 1963, at the age of 67, and was buried in Butler, Bates, Missouri, United States.

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James Lee Claunch
Nellie Adeline Boyles
Naomi Claunch
Doris Dean Claunch Roberts Moore
Russell Eugene Claunch
Wanda Claunch
James Gerard Claunch

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    Naomi Claunch


    Doris Dean Claunch Roberts Moore



    Wanda Claunch



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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Klontz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James L Claunch, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James L Claunch, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James L Claunch in household of Christfer C Claunch, "United States Census, 1920"

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