Clyde Alexander Lafler

1 June 1928–17 April 1985 (Age 56)
Naples, Naples, Ontario, New York, United States

The Life of Clyde Alexander

When Clyde Alexander Lafler was born on 1 June 1928, in Naples, Naples, Ontario, New York, United States, his father, Asa Ghile Lafler, was 44 and his mother, Alice Caroline Fox, was 40. He lived in Ontario, Canada in 1935 and South Bristol, Ontario, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 17 April 1985, in Naples, Naples, Ontario, New York, United States, at the age of 56.

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Asa Ghile Lafler
Alice Caroline Fox
Calvin Hiram Lafler
George Franklin Lafler
Lloyd Christian Lafler
Carrie L. Caroline Lafler
Gladys May Lafler
Calvin Lafler
Gertrude Lucille Lafler
Olive Grace Lafler
Stella Lafler
Asa Stewart Lafler
Clyde Alexander Lafler
Burton Edward Lafler
Charles Lindberg Lafler

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World Events (8)


Age 1

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.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 6

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 16

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): anglicized spelling of German Loeffler , an occupational name for a maker or seller of spoons.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Clyde Lafler in household of Asa Lafler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clyde A Lafler, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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