Clarence Bean Atwood

24 February 1942–14 March 2012 (Age 70)
Bingham, Somerset, Maine, United States

The Life of Clarence Bean

Clarence Bean Atwood was born on 24 February 1942, in Bingham, Somerset, Maine, United States. He married Carmen Maxine "Candy" Malloy on 1 February 1965, in Maine, United States. He died on 14 March 2012, in his hometown, at the age of 70, and was buried in Moscow, Somerset, Maine, United States.

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Clarence Bean Atwood
Carmen Maxine "Candy" Malloy
Marriage: 1 February 1965

Spouse and Children

1 February 1965
Maine, United States

World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1955 · USS Swordfish (SSN-579) is Launched

Age 13

USS Swordfish (SSN-579), the first American atomic submarine, was launched from Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine. The ship was ordered on July 18, 1955 and launched on August 27, 1957
1961 · The Twenty-Third Amendment

Age 19

The Twenty-third Amendment gives the residents in the District of Columbia the right to vote in presidential elections and to give the district electors in the Electoral College.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English atte wode ‘by the wood’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
  • Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1985
  • U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012

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