Dr. Jim Turner Clark

27 August 1921–20 October 1996 (Age 75)
Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States

The Life of Jim Turner

When Dr. Jim Turner Clark was born on 27 August 1921, his father, Hubert Turner Clark, was 22 and his mother, Ninnie Lee Stuart, was 19. He married Bobbie Jean Carson on 26 December 1943, in Ector, Texas, United States. He lived in Odessa, Ector, Texas, United States for about 5 years and Justice Precinct 3, Ector, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 20 October 1996, at the age of 75, and was buried in Odessa, Ector, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. Jim Turner Clark
1921–1996
Bobbie Jean Carson
1921–1994
Marriage: 26 December 1943

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 December 1943
Ector, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Hubert Turner Clark

    Male1899–1927Male

    Female1901–1988Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 8

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.
1941

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a scribe or secretary, originally a member of a minor religious order who undertook such duties. The word clerc denoted a member of a religious order, from Old English cler(e)c ‘priest’, reinforced by Old French clerc. Both are from Late Latin clericus, from Greek klērikos, a derivative of klēros ‘inheritance’, ‘legacy’, with reference to the priestly tribe of Levites ( see Levy ) ‘whose inheritance was the Lord’. In medieval Christian Europe, clergy in minor orders were permitted to marry and so found families; thus the surname could become established. In the Middle Ages it was virtually only members of religious orders who learned to read and write, so that the term clerk came to denote any literate man.

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

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Sources (3)

  • G James Clark in household of Sunnie Stuart, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jim Clark in household of C F Steffey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jim Turner Clark, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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