Clarice Iola Mattox

17 May 1896–28 September 1971 (Age 75)
Hendricks, Indiana, United States

The Life of Clarice Iola

When Clarice Iola Mattox was born on 17 May 1896, in Hendricks, Indiana, United States, her father, Richard Carl Mattox, was 45 and her mother, Frances Ellen Smith, was 31. She married Edmond C. Wilcox on 4 November 1911, in Pulaski, Pulaski, Indiana, United States. She lived in Winamac, Pulaski, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. She died on 28 September 1971, in Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.

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Edmond C. Wilcox
Clarice Iola Mattox
Marriage: 4 November 1911

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4 November 1911
Pulaski, Pulaski, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 10

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 20

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

English (of Welsh origin): variant of Maddox .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clarice Bales in household of Aurthur Bales, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clarice L Mattarx in household of Richard C Mattarx, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clarice Mattox in household of Richard Mattox, "United States Census, 1910"

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