Henrietta Kemberlee Clinton

3 January 1939–22 September 1996 (Age 57)
Cookeville, Putnam, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Henrietta Kemberlee

When Henrietta Kemberlee Clinton was born on 3 January 1939, in Cookeville, Putnam, Tennessee, United States, her father, Carl Henry Clinton, was 23 and her mother, Lillian B Caruthers, was 22. She died on 22 September 1996, in Rough and Ready, Nevada, California, United States, at the age of 57.

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Carl Henry Clinton
Lillian B Caruthers
Henrietta Kemberlee Clinton

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1942 · Atomic Energy Plant at Oak Ridge

Age 3

The atomic energy plant that was built in Oak RIdge, Tennessee. The land was acquired secretly by the government in order to help with the Manhattan Project. The Uranium for the project was housed in the facility.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 16

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of McClinton .2 English: habitational name, either from Glympton in Oxfordshire, named as ‘settlement (Old English tūn) on the Glym river’, a Celtic river name meaning ‘bright stream’, or from Glinton in Cambridgeshire, recorded in 1060 as Clinton (named with an unrecorded Old English element akin to Middle Low German glinde ‘enclosure’, ‘fence’ + Old English tūn).

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

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