Clayton Powers (1907 - 1960)

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Clayton Powers
1907 - 1960
updated February 06, 2019
Clayton Powers was born on May 11, 1907. He died in February 1960 at 52 years of age.


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Clayton Powers died in February 1960 at age 52. He was born on May 11, 1907. We are unaware of information about Clayton's family or relationships.
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In 1907, in the year that Clayton Powers was born, the Monongah coal mining disaster occurred on December 6th, happening at the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines.. Over 361 miners were killed. Because there was no breathing apparatus at the time to help rescuers, recovery efforts were greatly hampered. It is considered the worst mining disaster in American history and led to government oversight in mining practices.

In 1927, he was 20 years old when in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1940, by the time he was 33 years old, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1953, he was 46 years old when actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

In 1960, in the year of Clayton Powers's passing, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

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Clayton E Powers
Born: around 1927
Kentucky, United States
Clayton E Powers
Born: around 1927
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Clayton W Jr Powers
Born: around 1906
Missouri, United States
Clayton E Powers
Born: around 1923
Kansas, United States
Clayton S. Powers
Born: around 1968
Clayton E. Powers
Born: around 1903
Clayton D. Powers
Born: around 1971
Clayton Powers
Mar 2, 1914 - March 1969
Clayton Powers
May 11, 1897 - December 1977
Clayton W Powers
Mar 22, 1906 - November 1989
Clayton Powers
Oct 4, 1902 - February 1981
White Deer, Texas
Clayton R Powers
Sep 27, 1939 - Feb 10, 2001
Channelview, TX
Clayton Powers
Mar 14, 1927 - Jan 4, 1997
Dover, TN
Clayton Powers
Oct 1, 1903 - September 1981
Royal Oak, Michigan
Clayton E Powers
Sep 17, 1932 - Sep 18, 2006
Nashville, MI
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May 17, 1902 - October 1967
Dayton, Ohio
Clayton M Powers
May 3, 1908 - Nov 28, 1988
Clayton Powers
May 16, 1915 - August 1974
Alliance, Ohio
Clayton Powers
Feb 28, 1917 - Sep 17, 1992
Whiteville, NC

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Emory Powers
Aug 20, 1913 - June 1974
Willard Powers
Nov 13, 1900 - June 1977
Unionville, Virginia
Velma W Powers
Aug 21, 1916 - Oct 3, 2005
Mount Pleasant, SC
Leslie Powers
Sep 29, 1891 - March 1968
Dorothy W Powers
Aug 2, 1919 - Sep 17, 1997
Norfolk, VA
Vernord Powers
May 26, 1923 - April 1981
Simpson D Powers
Oct 16, 1908 - Jan 3, 1988
Haysi, VA
Margaret Powers
Sep 2, 1919 - Mar 6, 2004
Worley Powers
Feb 16, 1900 - September 1972
Coeburn, Virginia
Talmadge Powers
Nov 17, 1916 - November 1985
Pound, Virginia
Hadley Powers
Sep 11, 1908 - April 1986
Pound, Virginia
Charles A Powers
Apr 25, 1912 - Jan 27, 2001
Coeburn, VA
Hazel G Powers
May 14, 1913 - Dec 16, 1990
Cleveland, VA
Ray Powers
Feb 28, 1925 - October 1979
Lynchburg, Virginia
Pearl R Powers
Mar 18, 1921 - Apr 28, 2002
Quinton, VA
Virginia G Powers
Apr 10, 1927 - Aug 12, 2001
Mechanicsville, VA
William D Powers
Feb 28, 1916 - Jan 10, 1993
Fredericksburg, VA
James F Powers
Sep 20, 1922 - Mar 22, 1991
High Point, NC
Gladys D Powers
Oct 20, 1896 - Oct 25, 1996
High Point, NC
Myrle J Powers
Sep 16, 1925 - March 1995
Virginia Beach, VA

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Mar 8, 1914 - March 1979
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Theodore Keith
Sep 17, 1909 - August 1986
Bristol, Virginia
Carey Collins
Oct 21, 1905 - December 1969
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Bascom Lucas
Apr 16, 1911 - December 1985
Waterfall, Pennsylvania
Walker Lane
Sep 30, 1897 - May 9, 1989
Dungannon, VA
James H Hensley
Mar 21, 1909 - Oct 28, 1989
Dungannon, VA
John Tucker
Jul 5, 1891 - June 1968
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Nola W Wright
Nov 6, 1904 - Dec 7, 1996
Chilhowie, VA
John Mccall
Jun 22, 1918 - September 1974
Raymond H Dutton
Sep 12, 1920 - May 30, 1988
Bristol, VA
Barney Rose
Mar 20, 1902 - July 1962
Therl E Leonard
Dec 4, 1924 - May 19, 2008
Roanoke, VA
Guy Duty
Sep 23, 1920 - November 1981
Dayton, Ohio
Ada T Austin
Aug 2, 1920 - Jan 25, 1994
Knoxville, TN
Alvin Whittaker
Nov 26, 1919 - Mar 26, 1990
Stuart W Crum
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Henry Yates
Dec 16, 1917 - January 1974
Harold Adams
Nov 16, 1907 - January 1986
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Woodrow W Adams
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