Fred Lincoln Clawson

25 May 1910 - 25 Jun 1983

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Fred Lincoln Clawson

25 May 1910 - 25 Jun 1983
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Grave site information of Fred Lincoln Clawson (25 May 1910 - 25 Jun 1983) at Provo City Cemetery in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States from BillionGraves
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Fred Lincoln Clawson

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Married: 3 Jul 1937
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Provo City Cemetery

610 S State St
Provo, Utah, Utah
United States

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Children: Sandra, Donald, Larry, Davin, Leslie, Nancy
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June 2, 2011
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I was truly blessed as a child with a wonderful grandmother. (written 19 June 1959)

Contributor: doddemagen Created: 1 year ago Updated: 1 year ago

I was truly blessed as a child with a wonderful grandmother. She was one of my best friends. After my Grandfather died (1948), she spent her time doing genealogy research and commuted between Sequim, Washington, and Sacramento, California, in her spare time. There was always a letter in the mail between us and she was indeed an important influence in my life. When my Grandfather had been gone ten years, Grandma became very ill and after many tests it was determined that she was a victim of cancer. She lived about four months after that and died in January, 1956. In the back of my mind, I had always dreamed of Grandma as being at my wedding. As a child I dreamed of this. From the time a little girl begins playing house, she dreams of her own wedding. Grandma died when I was seventeen, one month before my husband stepped into the spotlight. My father felt the responsibility of having Grandpa's work done even more now that grandma had joined him. Grandpa was born and raised in the church but Grandma never had joined and couldn't quite accept it all. Father sent in the family group sheet and started the work on it's way. By this time, my husband and I had set our date, August 17, 1956, and Dad was planning to go through for Grandpa the same day. All the time I felt regret that Grandma wouldn't be at my wedding. The time drew nearer and the excitement grew and grew. It was the day of our wedding and to get there we had to travel from Sacramento, Calif., to Los Angeles. My husband's parents came from Murray, Utah, to be with us on our day. We entered the temple and in the excitement there was a misunderstanding about a name for my mother to do work for. For some reason, there wasn't a name for her to do and she was sent to another section of the temple where on the top of the stack was Grandma's name. By some miracle, my grandmother's baptism had been done August 4, 1956, and her name was ready for endowment. We had thought there had to be a period of a year before any work could be done. What a wonderful day! Mom went through the temple for Grandma Clawson and Dad for Grandpa Clawson. After our marriage, Grandma and Grandpa were sealed for eternity and my Father and a brother who died in infancy were sealed to them. Grandma was not only at my wedding but she was sealed to Grandpa on the very same day. What a testimony this is to me. May I do my share in this marvelous work that is here for us to do. May this be an inspiration to someone. (A few minor corrections were made on Decemeber 23, 2002 and retyped by the author Sandra Clawson Johnston.) for reference: Grandma: Jessie Leanora Crosby Clawson Grandpa: Leslie Bernard Clawon Mom: Roma Dotson Clawon Dad: Fred Lincoln Clawson

Life timeline of Fred Lincoln Clawson

1910
Fred Lincoln Clawson was born on 25 May 1910
Fred Lincoln Clawson was 19 years old when Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career with a home run at League Park in Cleveland, Ohio. George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935. Nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat", he began his MLB career as a stellar left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but achieved his greatest fame as a slugging outfielder for the New York Yankees. Ruth established many MLB batting records, including career home runs (714), runs batted in (RBIs) (2,213), bases on balls (2,062), slugging percentage (.690), and on-base plus slugging (OPS) (1.164); the latter two still stand as of 2018. Ruth is regarded as one of the greatest sports heroes in American culture and is considered by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time. In 1936, Ruth was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of its "first five" inaugural members.
Fred Lincoln Clawson was 29 years old when Adolf Hitler signs an order to begin the systematic euthanasia of mentally ill and disabled people. Adolf Hitler was a German politician, demagogue, and Pan-German revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator, Hitler initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and was central to the Holocaust.
Fred Lincoln Clawson was 35 years old when World War II: German forces in the west agree to an unconditional surrender. The German Instrument of Surrender ended World War II in Europe. The definitive text was signed in Karlshorst, Berlin, on the night of 8 May 1945 by representatives of the three armed services of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW) and the Allied Expeditionary Force together with the Supreme High Command of the Red Army, with further French and US representatives signing as witnesses. The signing took place 9 May 1945 at 00:16 local time.
Fred Lincoln Clawson was 43 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
Fred Lincoln Clawson was 54 years old when John F. Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas; hours later, Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in aboard Air Force One as the 36th President of the United States. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. He served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his presidency dealt with managing relations with the Soviet Union. As a member of the Democratic Party, Kennedy represented the state of Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate prior to becoming president.
Fred Lincoln Clawson was 63 years old when Vietnam War: The last United States combat soldiers leave South Vietnam. The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and the government of South Vietnam. The North Vietnamese army was supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies; the South Vietnamese army was supported by the United States, South Korea, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war is considered a Cold War-era proxy war by some US perspectives. The majority of Americans believe the war was unjustified. The war would last roughly 19 years and would also form the Laotian Civil War as well as the Cambodian Civil War, which also saw all three countries become communist states in 1975.
Fred Lincoln Clawson died on 25 Jun 1983 at the age of 73
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