Claude V. Steele

December 1897–16 November 1974 (Age 77)
Texas, United States

The Life of Claude V.

When Claude V. Steele was born in December 1897, in Texas, United States, his father, George William Steele, was 24 and his mother, Lillie Dale Arey, was 23. He married Anna Cordia Walker on 29 April 1922, in Hunt, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 1, Hunt, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 16 November 1974, in Greenville, Hunt, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Campbell, Hunt, Texas, United States.

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Claude V. Steele
Anna Cordia Walker
Marriage: 29 April 1922

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    Anna Cordia Walker


29 April 1922
Hunt, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 4

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 21

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English stele ‘steel’, hence a nickname for someone considered as hard and durable as steel, or metonymic occupational name for a foundry worker.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Claud V Steele, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Claud Steele in household of George W Steele, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Claud V Steel in household of George W Steel, "United States Census, 1920"

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