Clair E Knowles (1922 - 2008)

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Clair E Knowles
1922 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
Clair E Knowles was born on March 24, 1922. She died on July 18, 2008 at 86 years old. We know that Clair E Knowles had been residing in Redford, Wayne County, Michigan 48239.


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Clair E Knowles passed away on July 18, 2008 at 86 years of age. She was born on March 24, 1922. There is no information about Clair's surviving family. We know that Clair E Knowles had been residing in Redford, Wayne County, Michigan 48239.
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In 1922, in the year that Clair E Knowles was born, on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1931, she was just 9 years old when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1944, by the time she was 22 years old, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1958, by the time she was 36 years old, on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1976, Clair was 54 years old when The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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Jan 8, 1931 - Jun 29, 2006
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Marian Knowles
Oct 30, 1908 - November 1981
Nathan Knowles
Aug 18, 1901 - Oct 11, 1991
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May 9, 1926 - April 1980
Park Forest, Illinois
Cleao Knowles
Sep 21, 1906 - August 1972
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Arthur L Knowles
Apr 10, 1911 - May 17, 1995
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Warren Knowles
Sep 7, 1904 - January 1975
Grand Rapids, Michigan
William Knowles
Oct 30, 1881 - May 1967
Smiths Creek, Michigan
Katherine Knowles
Dec 4, 1911 - December 1978
Rockwood, Michigan
Edward Knowles
Jan 11, 1911 - April 1984
Marguerite R Knowles
Jun 5, 1893 - Feb 16, 1989
Livonia, MI
Jean Knowles
Jan 1, 1914 - July 1981
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Leah Knowles
Apr 20, 1880 - January 1967
Alma, Michigan
Mary Ann A Knowles
Apr 5, 1918 - Jul 4, 1998
Saint Charles, MI
Louvenia R Knowles
Mar 8, 1918 - Nov 23, 2007
Columbus, GA
Howard Knowles
Oct 5, 1899 - September 1968
Helen P Knowles
Sep 18, 1897 - Feb 27, 1991

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