Clara Mae Caldwell

16 July 1925–10 September 2009 (Age 84)
American Falls, Idaho

The Life of Clara Mae

When Clara Mae Caldwell was born on 16 July 1925, in American Falls, Power, Idaho, United States, her father, Clifford Carlton " Shorty" Caldwell, was 34 and her mother, Martha Rozella Walker, was 23. She married Kimbrough Bowman Graves about 1946. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Potter, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 September 2009, in Mount Vernon, Knox, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84.

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Kimbrough Bowman Graves
Clara Mae Caldwell
Marriage: about 1946
Richard Kimbrough Graves

Spouse and Children

about 1946
Canyon,, TX


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 4

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.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 22

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: habitational name from any of several places in England and Scotland, variously spelled, that are named with Old English cald ‘cold’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’. Caldwell in North Yorkshire is one major source of the surname; Caldwell in Renfrewshire in Scotland another.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara Mae Caldwell in household of Clifford Caldwell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clara M Caldwell in household of Clifford Caldwell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clara May Caldwell in entry for Richard Kimbrough Graves, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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