Clarence Tusing

1897–August 1964 (Age 67)
South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States

The Life of Clarence

When Clarence Tusing was born in 1897, in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, his father, Benjamin Tusing, was 28 and his mother, Ida Ann Ream, was 24. He married Thelma Wagoner on 21 March 1923, in St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan, United States. He immigrated to United States in 1878 and lived in Portage Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States in 1900 and German Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died in August 1964, at the age of 67, and was buried in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Tusing
Leota M Swoveland
Marriage: 31 July 1937

Spouse and Children

31 July 1937
Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Tusing


    Ida Ann Ream




    Ralph William Tusing


    Raymond August Tusing



World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 6

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

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

Variant of German Düsing or Dusing ( see Dusing ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Clarence G Tushing in household of Ralph W Tushing, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clarence Tusing in household of Benjamin Tusing, "United States Census, 1900"
  • A Clarence Tusing in household of F Benjamon Tusing, "United States Census, 1920"

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