Dorothy Jane Clawson (1918 - 2005)

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Dorothy J Clawson
1918 - 2005
updated February 06, 2019
Dorothy Jane Clawson, mother to 4 children, was born on August 15, 1918. She was born to Paul Lyrene Anderson and Bertha LeAnna Henry, with siblings Neal, Ida, Margaret, and Fred. She married Ira Lewis Clawson, and they gave birth to Ronald Eugene Clawson, Donna Mae Clawson, Esther Jane Clawson, and Ira Paul Clawson. Dorothy died on January 22, 2005 in Somerset, Pennsylvania at age 86.

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Dorothy Jane Clawson

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Dorothy

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J

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Female

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Death

Dorothy Clawson died on at 386R W. Union Street, in Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania United States

Cause of death

Gave up on the will to live

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at Rockwood IOOF Cemetery, in Rockwood, Somerset County, Pennsylvania United States

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Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania

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Parents:

Paul Lyrene Anderson
Apr 28, 1894 - Feb 17, 1956

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Ira Lewis Clawson
Jan 6, 1889 - Jan 29, 1976
Somerset, PA

Children:

Ronald Eugene Clawson
May 27, 1938 - Aug 18, 2007
Donna Mae Clawson
Born: Feb 6, 1940
Esther Jane Clawson
Born: Sep 4, 1936
Ira Paul Clawson
1942 - 1942

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Dorothy (Anderson) Clawson, 86, Somerset, formerly of Scullton, went to be with
her Lord and Savior on Jan. 22, 2005. She died peacefully at home. Born Aug. 15,
1918, in Indiana, Pa., the daughter of the late Paul and Bertha (Henry)
Anderson. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ira Clawson; infant son,
Ira Paul; granddaughter, Betty; brothers, Neil and Fred Anderson and sister
Jean George. Survived by her children, Esther Jane, married to Lloyd Ansell,
Scullton, Ronald, married to Carolyn (Peck) Henry, Somerset and Donna Miller,
Somerset; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and one
great-great-grandson. Also survived by her sister, Ida Mae Rearick and
brother-in-law, Everett George, Elderton; many nieces and nephews and caregiver
Rhonda Haupt, Somerset. Member of the Scullton Alliance Church and attended the
Somerset Church of the Nazarene. There will be no viewing or visitation. A
service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, Somerset.
The Rev. John Buchko and Rev. Boyd Race officiating. Interment at Rockwood IOOF
Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the church
or charity of your choice.

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1918 - 2005 World Events

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In 1918, in the year that Dorothy Jane Clawson was born, on November 1, an elevated train on the Brooklyn line of the subway - driven by an inexperienced operator because of a strike - tried to navigate a turn at 30mph. The limit on the curve was 6 mph. The 2nd and 3rd cars of the 5 car wooden train were badly damaged and at least 93 people were killed, making it the deadliest crash in New York subway history.

In 1935, Dorothy was 17 years old when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1964, she was 46 years old 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 1970, by the time she was 52 years old, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

In 1982, by the time she was 64 years old, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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G Clawson
Oct 10, 1907 - August 1985
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Eric L Clawson
Sep 18, 1980 - Aug 16, 2002
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Jul 19, 1912 - Feb 1, 2009
Blairsville, PA
Sara M Clawson
Jun 13, 1913 - Dec 10, 2001
Indiana, PA
William Clawson
Nov 10, 1915 - May 1987
Blairsville, PA
Edward Clawson
Mar 26, 1893 - April 1976
New Kensington, PA
Annamae Clawson
Sep 20, 1904 - January 1985
Pittsburgh, PA
Eugenia Clawson
Feb 9, 1912 - November 1976
Gallitzin, PA
Harry M Clawson
Jun 6, 1936 - Oct 31, 1994
Rachael Clawson
May 11, 1899 - Oct 13, 1989
Saltsburg, PA
Martin Clawson
Apr 9, 1937 - May 1979
Ruth D Clawson
Jul 8, 1933 - Jun 3, 2004
Coral, PA
Ira Lewis Clawson
Jan 6, 1889 - Jan 29, 1976
Somerset, PA
Donald R Clawson
Mar 4, 1938 - Sep 17, 1991
New Alexandria, PA
Charles A Clawson
Jun 4, 1953 - December 1990
R Leona Clawson
Mar 27, 1909 - Oct 13, 2001
Strattanville, PA
Dory M Clawson
Jul 16, 1917 - Jul 16, 2006
Russell, PA
Ralph Clawson
Jul 19, 1907 - March 1982
Indiana, PA
Harry L Clawson
Feb 28, 1918 - May 25, 1996

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