Claude Jowers

25 April 1933–October 1980 (Age 47)
Waycross, Ware, Georgia, United States

The Life of Claude

When Claude Jowers was born on 25 April 1933, in Waycross, Ware, Georgia, United States, his father, Seals Wilber Jowers, was 24 and his mother, Effie Elizabeth Dial, was 25. He married Dorthy Mae Hendrix in Blackshear, Pierce, Georgia, United States. He lived in Pierce, Georgia, United States in 1935 and District 584, Pierce, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died in October 1980, at the age of 47.

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Claude Jowers
Dorthy Mae Hendrix

Spouse and Children

Blackshear, Pierce, Georgia, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Juanita Jowers Gallimore


World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

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.
1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island

Age 9

Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 14

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: from Old French jour ‘day’, hence a nickname for a journeyman or day laborer.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Cloud Jowers in household of Seal Jowers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Claude Jowers in entry for Juanita Gallimore, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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