Wilford Cornell Clyde

9 Jul 1914 - 18 Mar 1997

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Wilford Cornell Clyde

9 Jul 1914 - 18 Mar 1997
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Wilford Cornell Clyde, 82, prominent contractor, community leader, and devoted husband, father and grandfather, died March 18, 1997, at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, in Provo, Utah. He was born July 9, 1914, in Springville, Utah, to Wilford Woodruff and Henrietta Palfreyman Clyde. He married
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Wilford Cornell Clyde

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Evergreen Cemetery

1876-1998 North 2000 West
Springville, Utah, Utah
United States
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Anne Ryan

May 29, 2011
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May 25, 2011

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Wilford Cornell Clyde (9 July 1914 – 18 March 1997)

Contributor: Anne Ryan Created: 7 months ago Updated: 7 months ago

Wilford Cornell Clyde, 82, prominent contractor, community leader, and devoted husband, father and grandfather, died March 18, 1997, at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, in Provo, Utah. He was born July 9, 1914, in Springville, Utah, to Wilford Woodruff and Henrietta Palfreyman Clyde. He married Edna Thornock April 20, 1933, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple December 13, 1951. He is survived by his wife, Edna Thornock Clyde, and two children; 11 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother, and sisters. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilford and Henrietta Clyde; his step-mother, Jenny Clyde and a brother, Blaine Palfreyman Clyde. Burial was March 22, 1997. (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/85814/wilford-cornell-clyde)

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1914
Wilford Cornell Clyde was born on 9 Jul 1914
Wilford Cornell Clyde was 14 years old when Walt Disney character Mickey Mouse premieres in his first cartoon, "Plane Crazy". Walter Elias Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer, Disney holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual, having won 22 Oscars from 59 nominations. He was presented with two Golden Globe Special Achievement Awards and an Emmy Award, among other honors. Several of his films are included in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.
1928
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Wilford Cornell Clyde was 16 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
1930
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Wilford Cornell Clyde was 31 years old when World War II: Combat ends in the Pacific Theater: The Japanese Instrument of Surrender is signed by Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu and accepted aboard the battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. The Pacific War, sometimes called the Asia-Pacific War, was the theater of World War II that was fought in the Pacific and Asia. It was fought over a vast area that included the Pacific Ocean and islands, the South West Pacific, South-East Asia, and in China.
1945
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Wilford Cornell Clyde was 43 years old when Space Race: Launch of Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth. The Space Race refers to the 20th-century competition between two Cold War rivals, the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (US), for dominance in spaceflight capability. It had its origins in the missile-based nuclear arms race between the two nations that occurred following World War II, aided by captured German missile technology and personnel from the Aggregat program. The technological superiority required for such dominance was seen as necessary for national security, and symbolic of ideological superiority. The Space Race spawned pioneering efforts to launch artificial satellites, uncrewed space probes of the Moon, Venus, and Mars, and human spaceflight in low Earth orbit and to the Moon.
1957
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Wilford Cornell Clyde was 49 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.
1963
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1977
Wilford Cornell Clyde was 63 years old when Star Wars is released in theaters. Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. It is the first film in the original Star Wars trilogy and the beginning of the Star Wars franchise. Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, David Prowse, James Earl Jones, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Peter Mayhew, the film focuses on the Rebel Alliance, led by Princess Leia (Fisher), and its attempt to destroy the Galactic Empire's space station, the Death Star.
1977
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Wilford Cornell Clyde was 67 years old when The first launch of a Space Shuttle (Columbia) takes place: The STS-1 mission. The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle program. Its official program name was Space Transportation System (STS), taken from a 1969 plan for a system of reusable spacecraft of which it was the only item funded for development. The first of four orbital test flights occurred in 1981, leading to operational flights beginning in 1982. In addition to the prototype whose completion was cancelled, five complete Shuttle systems were built and used on a total of 135 missions from 1981 to 2011, launched from the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida. Operational missions launched numerous satellites, interplanetary probes, and the Hubble Space Telescope (HST); conducted science experiments in orbit; and participated in construction and servicing of the International Space Station. The Shuttle fleet's total mission time was 1322 days, 19 hours, 21 minutes and 23 seconds.
1981
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Wilford Cornell Clyde died on 18 Mar 1997 at the age of 82
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