Violet Cloe Slater

1897–1964 (Age 67)
North Dakota, United States

The Life of Violet Cloe

When Violet Cloe Slater was born in 1897, in North Dakota, United States, her father, Clark Hobson, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Hobson, was 23. She married James Neal Jensen on 31 July 1923, in King, Washington, United States. She lived in Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, United States in 1940. She died in 1964, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Neal Jensen
Violet Cloe Slater
Marriage: 31 July 1923

Spouse and Children

31 July 1923
King, Washington, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Clark Hobson


    Elizabeth Hobson





    Fairy Ryan


    Harry Slater


    Daisy Slater


World Events (8)

1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 0

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
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.
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

English and Scottish: occupational name for a slater, from an agent derivative of Middle English s(c)late ‘slate’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Violet Slater in household of Clark Hobson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Violet Slater in household of Clark Hobson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Violet Jensen in household of James N Jensen, "United States Census, 1940"

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