Clarice Kay Parker

11 June 1918–16 June 2007 (Age 89)
Nebraska City, Otoe, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Clarice Kay

When Clarice Kay Parker was born on 11 June 1918, in Nebraska City, Otoe, Nebraska, United States, her father, Roy Whitten Parker, was 27 and her mother, Vera Margaret Myers, was 22. She lived in Peru, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States in 1920. She died on 16 June 2007, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Maynard George Rowray
1915–1967
Clarice Kay Parker
1918–2007
Judith Kay Rowray
1940–2017

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Judith Kay Rowray

    Female1940–2017Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Ruth Parker

    Female1914–Female

    Female1918–2007Female

    Roy Whitten Parker Jr

    Male1920–2013Male

    Gloria J Parker

    Female1922–Female

    Allen Thomas Parker

    Male1931–1994Male

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 4

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a gamekeeper employed in a medieval park, from an agent derivative of Middle English parc ‘park’ ( see Park 1). This surname is also found in Ireland.2 Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish names.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clarice I Parker in household of Roy W Parker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clarice I Parker in household of Ray W Parker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Kay in entry for Roy W Parker Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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