Clarence Emanuel Blom

21 September 1913–3 June 1994 (Age 80)
Tucumcari, Quay, New Mexico, United States

The Life of Clarence Emanuel

When Clarence Emanuel Blom was born on 21 September 1913, in Tucumcari, Quay, New Mexico, United States, his father, Jacob Emanuel Blom, was 47 and his mother, Matilda Nelson, was 39. He lived in New Sweden, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States in 1930. He died on 3 June 1994, in Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Emanuel Blom
1865–1940
Matilda Nelson
1874–1966
Joseph Emanuel Bloom
1899–1900
Fabian Augustinus Blom
1900–1973
Julia Bloom
1901–1903
Edgar Julius Blom
1903–1983
Judith Adelina Blom
1905–1996
Anna Mathilda Blom
1909–1988
Clarence Emanuel Blom
1913–1994

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Emanuel Blom

    Male1865–1940Male

    Matilda Nelson

    Female1874–1966Female

siblings

(7)

    Joseph Emanuel Bloom

    Male1899–1900Male

    Male1900–1973Male

    Julia Bloom

    Female1901–1903Female

    Male1903–1983Male

    Judith Adelina Blom

    Female1905–1996Female

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.
1917 · The U.S. Army Spruce Production Division

Age 4

Thousands of soldiers were assigned to the U.S. Army Spruce Production Division to provide wood for airplanes and ships during World War I. Poor working conditions in 1917 caused the men to strike which slowed the logging production in the area. The demands of the strikers were rejected by the lumber companies. As the need was ever-present for lumber during the war, the government stationed soldiers to do the work. Over 230 spruce soldier camps were built and occupied throughout the Pacific Northwest at this time. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 Scandinavian: ornamental name from blom ‘flower’.2 Norwegian: habitational name from two farms so named in western Norway; unexplained.3 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Blum .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clarence Blom in household of Jacob Blom, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clarence E Blom in household of Jacob E Blom, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clarence Emanuel Blom, "Oregon, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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