Clarence Melvin Hoyt

2 November 1904–about 1971 (Age 66)
Westbrook Township, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Clarence Melvin

When Clarence Melvin Hoyt was born on 2 November 1904, in Westbrook Township, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States, his father, Ole C. Hoyt, was 42 and his mother, Martha Josephine Skow, was 33. He lived in Westbrook, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States in 1910. He died about 1971, in Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho, United States, at the age of 67.

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 2

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a tall, thin person, from Middle English hoit ‘long stick’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clarence Hoyt in household of Ole Hoyt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clarence Hoyt in entry for Mrs Ella Hoyt Nerem, "Minnesota, Obituaries 1865-2006"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Clarence Melvin Hoyt - Individual or family possessions: Birth record or certificate: birth-name: Clarence Melvin Hoyt

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