Claude Winn

14 December 1892–9 October 1954 (Age 61)
Milton-Freewater, Umatilla, Oregon, United States

The Life of Claude

When Claude Winn was born on 14 December 1892, in Milton-Freewater, Umatilla, Oregon, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Winn, was 31 and his mother, Viola Melton, was 31. He married Pearl J Ford from 1914 to 1915. He lived in Election Precinct 16, Umatilla, Oregon, United States in 1920 and Ritz Election Precinct, Walla Walla, Washington, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 October 1954, in Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Milton, Umatilla, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude Winn
Pearl J Ford
Marriage: from 1914 to 1915

Spouse and Children

from 1914 to 1915

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Franklin Winn


    Viola Melton




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 5

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Wynn .2 Variant of Welsh Gwynn .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Claude Winn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Claud Winn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Claude Winn, "United States Census, 1930"

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