Clifford Eddie Sumner

24 June 1904–17 August 1931 (Age 27)
Meeker, Rio Blanco, Colorado, United States

The Life of Clifford Eddie

When Clifford Eddie Sumner was born on 24 June 1904, in Meeker, Rio Blanco, Colorado, United States, his father, Elwood Thomas Sumner, was 34 and his mother, Laura Ann Wilson, was 26. He lived in Baker City, Baker, Oregon, United States in 1910 and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States for about 10 years. He died on 17 August 1931, in Portland, Washington, Oregon, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Portland, Washington, Oregon, United States.

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 5

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 8

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.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a summoner, an official who was responsible for ensuring the appearance of witnesses in court, Middle English sumner, sumnor.

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

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  • Clifford Sumner in household of Frank H Ross, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clifford Sumner in household of Laura Sumner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clifford E Sumner, "United States Census, 1930"

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