Crider William Clevenstine

28 July 1914–9 September 2001 (Age 87)
Zion, Walker Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Crider William

When Crider William Clevenstine was born on 28 July 1914, in Zion, Walker Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Samuel Clevenstine, was 27 and his mother, Lila E Shaffer, was 23. He married Ruth Iola Bierly on 3 October 1937, in Hublersburg, Walker Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Police Precinct 12, Washington D.C., United States in 1940 and California, United States in 2000. He died on 9 September 2001, at the age of 87, and was buried in Suitland, Prince George's, Maryland, United States.

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Crider William Clevenstine
Ruth Iola Bierly
Marriage: 3 October 1937

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  • Marriage
    3 October 1937Hublersburg, Walker Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 2
    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.
    1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary
    Age 20
    Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
    1937 · The Neutrality Act
    Age 23
    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Kreider or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname. Compare Cryder and Krider .History: Among the Criders there are also descendants of Swiss Mennonites (see Kreider ).

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Crider W Cleverstine, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Krider W Clevenstine in household of Lila E Clevenstine, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Crider William Clevenstine - Published information: Funeral program: birth-name: Crider William Clevenstine

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