Clarence Edwin O'Hair

2 April 1919–September 1969 (Age 50)
Arnett, Ellis, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Clarence Edwin

When Clarence Edwin O'Hair was born on 2 April 1919, in Arnett, Ellis, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Thomas Edwin O'Hair, was 21 and his mother, Ruth Andrews, was 18. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Helen Cloyd. He lived in Otter Township, Ellis, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. He died in September 1969, at the age of 50, and was buried in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Edwin O'Hair
1919–1969
Helen Cloyd
1920–1997
Jerry Edwin O'Hair
1942–2013
Patricia O'Hair
1955–1997
Michael J O'Hair
1955–2004
Mark Allen O'Hair
1957–1973

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

    Jerry Edwin O'Hair

    Male1942–2013Male

    Patricia O'Hair

    Female1955–1997Female

    Michael J O'Hair

    Male1955–2004Male

    Mark Allen O'Hair

    Male1957–1973Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1921 · Tulsa Race Massacre

Age 2

 By 1921, Tulsa was a booming city with a population of over one hundred thousand, with ten thousand African Americans in the Greenwood District. Crime rates in Tulsa soared and vigilantism was present. An incident occurred with Dick Rowland, an African American shoe shiner, and Sara Page, a white elevator operator. Reports claim Rowland stepped on Page’s foot and she let out a scream. The newspaper reported Rowland attempted to rape Page. Rowland was arrested and white vigilantes demanded the sheriff to hand over Rowland for lynching. An armed group of African American men went to the courthouse to aid in protecting Rowland from the mob. The group was turned away and a shot was fired between the white and African American groups, which ignited a riot. While buildings in Tulsa were burned, a major effort by whites focused mainly on the Greenwood District which was burned to the ground and many were shot. Over 30 people were killed and many were injured in the riots. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 16

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

English and Irish: variant spelling of Fair .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Clarence Ohair in household of Tom Ohair, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clarence E O'Hair in household of Thomas E O'Hair, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clarence O Hair, "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936"

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