Clarence Wesely Grover

10 May 1890–6 March 1977 (Age 86)
Otsego, Michigan, United States

The Life of Clarence Wesely

Clarence Wesely Grover was born on 10 May 1890, in Otsego, Michigan, United States. He married Sophia Pauline Hawlish on 2 December 1908, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States. He lived in Otsego, Allegan, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Minnetonka, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 6 March 1977, in Hopkins, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 86.

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Clarence Wesely Grover
Sophia Pauline Hawlish
Marriage: 2 December 1908

Spouse and Children

2 December 1908
Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States

World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 3

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 23

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 North German: occupational name for a ditch or grave digger, from Middle Low German grove ‘hollow’, ‘grave’.2 Americanized form of German and Swiss Gruber .3 Southern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove, a variant of Grove 1 + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clarence Grover, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clarence W Grover, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clarence Grover, "United States Census, 1930"

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