Hiawatha Robert Clem

1918–10 July 1985 (Age 67)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Hiawatha Robert

When Hiawatha Robert Clem was born in 1918, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Charles Robert Clem, was 43 and his mother, Hattie Esta Manning, was 33. He had at least 1 daughter with Florance Jacobs. He lived in Nicholas, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Middletown, Middletown, Butler, Ohio, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 10 July 1985, at the age of 67, and was buried in Raybon, Brantley, Georgia, United States.

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Hiawatha Robert Clem
Florance Jacobs
Wanda Louise Clem

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World Events (8)

1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 4

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 8

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 18

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.

Name Meaning

English and Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Clement .

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

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  • Hiawatha Clem in household of Charles R Clem, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hiawatha Clem in household of Charly Clem, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hiawatha Clem, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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