Clinton Frisk White

30 May 1890–3 September 1964 (Age 74)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Clinton Frisk

When Clinton Frisk White was born on 30 May 1890, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Isaac Winslow White, was 34 and his mother, Louvina Mary Taylor, was 27. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 3 September 1964, in Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States.

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Isaac Winslow White
Louvina Mary Taylor
Clinton Frisk White
Frances Willard White
William Taylor White
Isaac W. White
Kathryne Louvinia White

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World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 4

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

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

1 English, Scottish, and Irish: from Middle English whit ‘white’, hence a nickname for someone with white hair or an unnaturally pale complexion. In some cases it represents a Middle English personal name, from an Old English byname, Hwīt(a), of this origin. As a Scottish and Irish surname it has been widely used as a translation of the many Gaelic names based on bán ‘white’ ( see Bain 1) or fionn ‘fair’ ( see Finn 1). There has also been some confusion with Wight .2 Translated form of cognate and equivalent names in other languages, such as German Weiss , French Blanc , Polish Białas ( see Bialas ), etc.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clinton F White in household of White, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fisk White in household of I W White, "United States Census, 1930"
  • C Fisk White in household of Isaac W White, "United States Census, 1910"

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