Clare L Alcorn

13 February 1920–5 April 1996 (Age 76)
Lancaster, Grant, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Clare L

Clare L Alcorn was born on 13 February 1920, in Lancaster, Grant, Wisconsin, United States. She married Carl William Ellerman in June 1943, in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States. She died on 5 April 1996, in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States.

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Carl William Ellerman
Clare L Alcorn
Marriage: June 1943

Spouse and Children

June 1943
Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States

World Events (8)

1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 2

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: predominantly Scottish form of the English habitational name Allcorn . It was established in Scotland by the mid 15th century, and was sometimes altered by folk etymology to Auldcorn.

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

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  • Clare Alcorn in entry for Mr Carl W Ellerman, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Mrs Clare L Ellerman, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Clare L Ellerman, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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