Claudia Lemont Tevis

1900–1949 (Age 48)
Madison Township, Allen, Indiana, United States

The Life of Claudia Lemont

When Claudia Lemont Tevis was born on 21 November 1900, in Madison Township, Allen, Indiana, United States, her father, Claudius Edwin Tevis, was 25 and her mother, Priscilla Grace Washer, was 22. She died on 17 October 1949, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Claudius Edwin Tevis
Priscilla Grace Washer
Claudia Lemont Tevis
Carl McCrea Tevis

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 6

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 16

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Tewes .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Claudie Tevis in household of Claude Tevis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Claudia L Tovis in household of Claude E Tovis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clauda Lemont Tevis in household of Claude E Tevis, "United States Census, 1940"

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