Harold York Clowes

Male12 January 1894–

Brief Life History of Harold York

Harold York Clowes was born on 12 January 1894, in Walpole, Norfolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America as the son of James Clowes and Edna York. He married Louella Antha Parker on 29 May 1917, in Hancock, Ohio, United States. He lived in Putnam, Ohio, United States in 1920.

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Harold York Clowes
Louella Antha Parker
Marriage: 29 May 1917

Sources (3)

  • Harold Y Clowes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harold York Clowes, "Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958"
  • Harold York Clowes, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 May 1917Hancock, Ohio, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    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.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 4

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.


    Age 33

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English clouse, cluse, Old English clūse ‘bar, enclosure, narrow pass’, later ‘mill dam, sluicegate, or floodgate’. In the latter sense it may have been a metonymic occupational name applied to a miller. See also Clowser .

    English: variant of Close or Clow , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Americanized form of German Klaus .

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

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