Clifford Autry Harrison

25 January 1925–8 August 1995 (Age 70)
Polk, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Clifford Autry

When Clifford Autry Harrison was born on 25 January 1925, in Polk, Arkansas, United States, his father, Aaron Nathaniel Harrison, was 37 and his mother, Arizona Lawrence, was 33. He married May Jo Strother on 19 April 1946, in Polk, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Big Fork, Polk, Arkansas, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 8 August 1995, at the age of 70, and was buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Big Fork, Polk, Arkansas, United States.

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Clifford Autry Harrison
May Jo Strother
Marriage: 19 April 1946
Melvin Autry Harrison

Spouse and Children

19 April 1946
Polk, Arkansas, United States


    Melvin Autry Harrison


Parents and Siblings

    Aaron Nathaniel Harrison





World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 4

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 19

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clifford A Harrison in household of Nathaniel A Harrison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clifford A Harrison, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Clifford Autry Harrison, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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