Clarence Robert Ramsey

1905–1974 (Age 69)
Lamoille, Marshall, Iowa, United States

The Life of Clarence Robert

When Clarence Robert Ramsey was born on 2 December 1905, in Lamoille, Marshall, Iowa, United States, his father, Watson Robert Ramsey, was 40 and his mother, Emma Bell Allen, was 28. He married Doris Maxine Lively on 20 October 1930, in Grundy Center, Grundy, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Washington Township, Marshall, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa, United States in 1935. He died on 20 November 1974, in Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 68.

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Clarence Robert Ramsey
Doris Maxine Lively
Marriage: 20 October 1930
Gerald Lively Ramsey

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20 October 1930
Grundy Center, Grundy, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 1

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 21

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Huntingdonshire (now part of Cambridgeshire), so called from Old English hramsa ‘wild garlic’ + ēg ‘island’, ‘low-lying land’. There are other places in England called Ramsey, but the one in Huntingdonshire is almost certainly the source of the surname. The usual spelling of the surname in Scotland is Ramsay .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Clarence Ramsey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clarence Ramsey in household of Watson Ramsey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clarence Ramsey in household of Watson Ramsey, "United States Census, 1920"

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