Clarence Knowles (1902 - 1995)

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Clarence Knowles
1902 - 1995
updated February 06, 2019
Clarence Knowles was born on October 12, 1902. He died on January 13, 1995 at 92 years old. We know that Clarence Knowles had been residing in Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida 33060.

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Clarence Knowles died on January 13, 1995 at 92 years old. He was born on October 12, 1902. There is no information about Clarence's family. We know that Clarence Knowles had been residing in Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida 33060.
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1902 - 1995 World Events

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In 1902, in the year that Clarence Knowles was born, the modern air conditioner was invented by Willis H. Carrier. The company that he worked for needed to find a way to control humidity and by solving this problem, Carrier created a system that could be used for cooling the rooms of a house. The Sun Belt thanks him!

In 1929, Clarence was 27 years old when the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1940, he was 38 years old when on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1959, he was 57 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1995, in the year of Clarence Knowles's passing, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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Other Clarence Knowleses

Clarence G Knowles
Born: around 1924
Florida, United States
Clarence W Jr Knowles
Born: around 1926
Utah, United States
Clarence E Knowles
Born: around 1908
Oregon, United States
Clarence D Knowles
Born: around 1919
Texas, United States
Clarence A Knowles
Born: around 1925
Minnesota, United States
Clarence W Knowles
Born: around 1922
Ohio, United States
Clarence R Knowles
Born: around 1916
Florida, United States
Clarence Knowles
Dec 31, 1969 - Jun 1, 1957
Clarence H Knowles
Dec 31, 1969 - Sep 15, 1979
Clarence J. Knowles
Born: around 1952
TX
Clarence H. Knowles Jr
Born: around 1953
TX
Clarence W. Knowles
Born: around 1941
TX
Clarence Knowles Jr
Born: around 1947
TX
Clarence Wayne Knowles
Born: around 1941
TX
Clarence H. Knowles Jr
Born: around 1973
TX
Clarence Knowles
Mar 6, 1889 - September 1979
Long Beach, California
Clarence v Knowles
Feb 18, 1910 - Oct 26, 1999
San Francisco, CA

Other Knowleses

Cleveland Knowles
Feb 5, 1905 - February 1974
Key West, Florida
Robert Knowles
Aug 1, 1868 - November 1964
Florida
Edwin Knowles
Apr 24, 1894 - April 1970
Key West, Florida
Joseph Knowles
Jan 6, 1906 - July 1976
West Palm Beach, Florida
Ila L Knowles
Jan 26, 1903 - June 1990
Islamorada, FL
Emperor Knowles
Jul 15, 1915 - Dec 24, 1996
Miami, FL
Charles J Knowles
Jul 7, 1916 - Sep 27, 2006
Leesburg, FL
Emma Knowles
Sep 3, 1916 - Aug 7, 2006
Pensacola, FL
Cecil Knowles
Apr 18, 1917 - October 1971
Willie Knowles
Jul 9, 1911 - August 1973
Pensacola, Florida
Jermiah Knowles
Aug 16, 1898 - March 1976
Deerfield Beach, Florida
Groover Knowles
May 30, 1921 - January 1977
Tampa, Florida
Herbert Knowles
Jul 1, 1920 - April 1968
Everett C Knowles
Nov 9, 1914 - Jan 27, 1994
Tavernier, FL
Elmer Knowles
Aug 23, 1922 - June 1985
Odessa, Texas
Eugene Knowles
May 24, 1909 - February 1966
Miami, Florida
Daniel N Knowles
Mar 25, 1922 - Oct 12, 2005
Fort Pierce, FL
James C Knowles
Dec 18, 1955 - Sep 8, 2003
Charles Knowles
Aug 7, 1909 - October 1969
Tavernier, Florida
Gilbert A Knowles
May 9, 1917 - Nov 4, 2000
Miami, FL

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Feb 7, 1908 - January 1977
Georgia
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Jun 8, 1917 - Jun 24, 1996
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Apr 28, 1915 - October 1977
Lake Worth, Florida
Clarence Hayes Jameson Sr
Aug 20, 1915 - Jan 13, 1990
Pensacola, FL
Joseph Allen
Feb 25, 1900 - March 1964
Florida
Hilliard Cosson
May 12, 1903 - June 1982
Defuniak Springs, Florida
Malcom Chason
Aug 25, 1911 - December 1985
Lansing, North Carolina
Jackson Carpenter
Dec 4, 1900 - December 1974
Winter Park, Florida
Percy Chandler
Feb 3, 1900 - January 1978
Avon Park, Florida
Jack Chambers
Sep 4, 1905 - October 1978
Perry, Florida
Charles Campbell
Jun 14, 1903 - April 1976
Florida
Eileen O Davenport
Dec 20, 1919 - Jan 17, 2004
Fruitland Park, FL
Mary L Heald
May 30, 1915 - December 1995
Lucy B Clark
Aug 21, 1917 - Nov 7, 1991
Mable F Benton
Aug 13, 1906 - Feb 19, 1989
Lingo H Nelson
Jul 16, 1917 - Aug 4, 1995
Albert Martin
Dec 7, 1919 - February 1987
Astoria, Oregon
Lester J Gibson
Sep 6, 1917 - Apr 27, 1998
Tallahassee, FL
Will Hunt
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Nov 1, 1915 - Aug 7, 2002
Tallahassee, FL
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