Clarence Swope

Brief Life History of Clarence

When Clarence Swope was born on 22 August 1910, in Nebraska, United States, his father, George Andrew Swope, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Ellen Cummings, was 27. He married Minnie Louise Wallace on 13 December 1958, in Clark, Washington, United States. He lived in Leadville, Lake, Colorado, United States in 1935 and Neskowin Election Precinct, Tillamook, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 25 April 1975, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Oregon City, Clackamas, Oregon, United States.

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Clarence Swope
Minnie Louise Wallace
Marriage: 13 December 1958

Sources (10)

  • Clarence Swoaps in household of George Swoaps, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Clarence Swope - Government record: birth-name: Clarence Swope
  • Clarence Swope, "Oregon, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schwab .

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

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