Orvil Odell Cloward

23 January 1916–26 January 1991 (Age 75)
Bear River City, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life of Orvil Odell

When Orvil Odell Cloward was born on 23 January 1916, in Bear River City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Heber Chester Cloward, was 20 and his mother, Sarah Myrtle Huggins, was 19. He married Carmel Rosemarie Sargiotto on 3 October 1937, in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He immigrated to California, United States in 1947 and lived in Utah, United States in 1935. He died on 26 January 1991, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in San Francisco, California, United States.

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Orvil Odell Cloward
Carmel Rosemarie Sargiotto
Marriage: 3 October 1937
Orvil John Jack Cloward Jr.
James Thomas Cloward
William Darrell Cloward

Spouse and Children


    Carmel Rosemarie Sargiotto


3 October 1937
Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States


    Orvil John Jack Cloward Jr.


    James Thomas Cloward


    William Darrell Cloward


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 5

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Clauert or Glauert, from a Germanic personal name composed of Old High German glou ‘sharp witted’ + hart ‘strong’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Orval O. Cloward in household of Heber C. Cloward, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Orvill Odell Cloward, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Orvil J Cloward, "United States Census, 1940"

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