Claude Russell McSpadden

25 September 1905–14 March 1985 (Age 79)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Claude Russell

When Claude Russell McSpadden was born on 25 September 1905, in Missouri, United States, his father, Claude Cecil McSpadden, was 25 and his mother, Kate Melinda Able, was 22. He had at least 1 daughter with Revola Empo Greer. He died on 14 March 1985, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Claude Russell McSpadden
Revola Empo Greer
Claudia Melinda McSpadden

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 9

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 24

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Spáidín, a patronymic from spádán or spáidín, diminutives of spád ‘spade’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Claud Mcspadden, "United States Census, 1930"
  • C R Mcspadden in household of C C Mcspadden, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Claude R Mcfadden in household of Claude C Mcfadden, "United States Census, 1920"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.