Clair Mcgovern (1899 - 1981)

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Clair Mcgovern
1899 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Clair Mcgovern was born on April 5, 1899. She died in February 1981 at age 81. We know that Clair Mcgovern had been residing in Denver, Denver County, Colorado.


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Clair Mcgovern died in February 1981 at age 81. She was born on April 5, 1899. There is no information about Clair's surviving family. We know that Clair Mcgovern had been residing in Denver, Denver County, Colorado.
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In 1899, in the year that Clair Mcgovern was born, the meaning of Chinese "oracle bones" was rediscovered. Farmers in China had been turning up the bones in their fields for generations but most often they were ground up and sold as medicine. The chancellor of the Imperial Academy and a friend noticed, before they ground the bones, that they had writing. The bones had been used around the second millennium BC for divination.

In 1916, Clair was 17 years old when in June, the U.S. Congress authorized a plan to expand the armed forces over the next five years. Called the National Defense Act of 1916, the national law expanded the National Guard and Army (the Army added an aviation unit), created the Reserves, and gave the President expanded authority to federalize the National Guard. It also allowed the government to stockpile, in advance, materiel to be used in wartime.

In 1964, at the age of 65 years old, Clair was alive when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1973, she was 74 years old when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1981, in the year of Clair Mcgovern's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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Jul 10, 1895 - January 1984
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Jul 6, 1915 - August 1985
Denver, Colorado
Marie A Mcgovern
Apr 15, 1905 - Mar 5, 1992
Denver, CO
Anne Mcgovern
Sep 9, 1887 - March 1966
Denver, Colorado
John Mcgovern
Sep 13, 1880 - July 1969
Denver, Colorado
Annise Mcgovern
May 27, 1895 - February 1972
Denver, Colorado
Harold Edward McGovern
May 9, 1924 - Jul 5, 1997
Lawrence, KS
Jarvis E Mcgovern
Feb 17, 1979 - Feb 15, 1994
Sugar City, CO
Jeanne Mcgovern
Jul 8, 1912 - September 1986
Pueblo, Colorado
Bryan D Mcgovern
Sep 14, 1989 - Jan 5, 1999
Elizabeth Mcgovern
Jul 22, 1883 - November 1974
Pueblo, Colorado
Lois B Mcgovern
Nov 10, 1912 - Aug 1, 1988
Denver, CO
John Mcgovern
Dec 2, 1909 - July 1987
Pueblo, Colorado
A Mcgovern
Feb 10, 1905 - November 1945
James Mcgovern
May 5, 1894 - February 1987
Scarsdale, New York
Raymond T Mcgovern
Aug 13, 1910 - May 26, 1991
Robert Mcgovern
Sep 28, 1922 - November 1975
Joyce E Mcgovern
Apr 16, 1930 - Dec 16, 2008
Stockton, CA
Michael Mcgovern
Jul 18, 1923 - July 1981
Julia Mcgovern
Jan 14, 1896 - September 1978
Denver, Colorado

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