Clifford Kettler

5 December 1923–15 April 2015 (Age 91)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Clifford

When Clifford Kettler was born on 5 December 1923, in Oklahoma, United States, his father, Henry Christopher William Kettler, was 44 and his mother, Lucy Grace Malcom, was 37. He married Ladine Smith on 1 June 1947. He lived in Tuttle, Grady, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Tuttle Township, Grady, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 15 April 2015, at the age of 91, and was buried in Tuttle, Grady, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clifford Kettler
1923–2015
Ladine Smith
1928–2009
Marriage: 1 June 1947

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 June 1947

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Henry Cecil Kettler

    Male1906–2001Male

    Male1910–1992Male

    Luster Hugh Kettler

    Male1913–1986Male

    Dorothy Kettler

    Female1916–Female

    Lorene Kettles

    Female1918–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1927

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Age 18

Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

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

1 Americanized form of German Kessel .2 South German variant of Kettner 1.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Kette ‘chain’+ the agent suffix -ler.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clifford M Kettler in household of Henry Kettler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clifford Kettler in household of J Henry Kettler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clifford Malcom Kettler, "Oklahoma, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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