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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Jacob Emanuel Blom
Matilda Nelson
Joseph Emanuel Bloom
Fabian Augustinus Blom
Julia Bloom
Edgar Julius Blom
Judith Adelina Blom
Anna Mathilda Blom
Clarence Emanuel Blom

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Emanuel Blom


    Matilda Nelson




    Joseph Emanuel Bloom



    Julia Bloom



    Judith Adelina Blom


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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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