Leora Ruth Powers

7 April 1901–5 August 1994 (Age 93)
Inyo, California, United States

The Life of Leora Ruth

When Leora Ruth Powers was born on 7 April 1901, in Inyo, California, United States, her father, Tom Powers, was 22 and her mother, Ivy Lent, was 22. She had at least 1 son with Harry Keyes Clarke. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Judicial Township 1, Inyo, California, United States in 1940. She died on 5 August 1994, in Bishop, Inyo, California, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Bishop, Inyo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Keyes Clarke
Leora Ruth Powers
Harold Thomas Clark Jr.

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Parents and Siblings

    Tom Powers


    Ivy Lent




World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 5

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

English: variant of Power .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leora Clarke in household of Harry Clarke, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leora H Clark in household of Harry Clark, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leora Clark, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"

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