Arthur Jennings McClain

7 December 1905–10 July 1986 (Age 80)
Johnson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Arthur Jennings

When Arthur Jennings McClain was born on 7 December 1905, in Johnson, Indiana, United States, his father, William Alexander McClain, was 40 and his mother, Margaret A Dougherty, was 37. He married Odetta Kendall on 16 April 1931, in Shelby, Indiana, United States. He lived in Clark Township, Johnson, Indiana, United States in 1920. He died on 10 July 1986, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Pacific Crest Cemetery, Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Arthur Jennings McClain
Odetta Kendall
Marriage: 16 April 1931

Spouse and Children

16 April 1931
Shelby, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Alexander McClain


    Margaret A Dougherty





    Ivy C Mcclain


    James Elmer McClain



    John Benjamin MC CLAIN


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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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 1

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.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish or Irish McLean .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur Mcclain in household of William H Mcclain, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Arthur Jennings Mc Clain, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Arthur Jennings Mcclain, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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