Robert Clifton Clampitt

Brief Life History of Robert Clifton

When Robert Clifton Clampitt was born on 15 August 1895, in Caldwell, Texas, United States, his father, Robert Ezekiel Clampitt, was 28 and his mother, Rosa Belle Stewart, was 23. He married Hattie Beatrice Pollock in 1920, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Justice Precinct 6, Burleson, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 7 February 1966, in Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Caldwell, Texas, United States.

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Robert Clifton Clampitt
1895–1966
Hattie Beatrice Pollock
1896–1984
Marriage: 1920
Robert Moody Clampitt Jr
1920–2000

Sources (21)

  • Robert C Clampitt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Clifton Clampitt, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Robert Clifton Clampitt, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from either of two places in Devon called Clampitt or from Clampit in Cornwall, all named with Old English clām ‘mud, clay’ + Old English pytt ‘pit’.

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

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