Clarance Ralph Letteer

1889–1967 (Age 78)
Bucklin Township, Linn, Missouri, United States

The Life of Clarance Ralph

When Clarance Ralph Letteer was born on 9 January 1889, in Bucklin Township, Linn, Missouri, United States, his father, William Henry Letteer, was 25 and his mother, Ida B Caton, was 22. He married Josephine Hutcherson on 17 March 1910, in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 22 September 1967, in Kentwood, Tangipahoa, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 78.

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Clarance Ralph Letteer
Josephine Hutcherson
Marriage: 17 March 1910
Dr. Clarence Ralph , Jr. Letteer
Katherine Frances Leetter

Spouse & Children

17 March 1910
Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • William Henry Letteer


  • Female1867–1943Female



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 15

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 21

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly an altered form of French Métier, from métier, Old French mestier ‘official responsibility’, ‘duty’, ‘calling’, hence a metonymic occupational name for an official of some kind.

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

Sources (2)

  • Clarence Ralph Letteer in entry for Katherine Frances Letteer, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Clarence R Letteer, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"

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