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Clyde Edward Browning
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1885
Meade
Meade County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1972
Redding
Shasta County
California, USA

You find him living in Plumas County, California on the 1930 census as a Steam Engineer working for the Railroad.

Clyde Edward Browning was born June 16, 1885, in Meade Center, Meade County, Kansas, the son of Joseph Benton Browning and Susan Margaret Elizabeth Irwin. The Browning family were early settlers in Lawrence County, Missouri. Joseph and Susan Browning's family lived in Meade County, Kansas, between 1885 and 1897.
When Clyde was about 12 years old, the family moved back to Lawrence County, Missouri. In the 1900 census they lived in Buck Prairie Township, a rural area between Crane, in Stone County, and Marionville, in Lawrence County.
On November 11, 1906, Clyde Browning married Dora Alice Springer, daughter of the Rev. James D. and Hulda (White) Springer, in Crane, Missouri. In 1910 the family lived in Pierce Township, Stone County, Missouri, where Clyde's occupation was recorded as railroad lineman. In the 1920 census the family lived in Buck Prairie Township in Lawrence County, and Clyde's occupation was shown as farmer. Clyde and Dora's three children, Eva (1908), Hazel (1910) and Joe (1912) were all born in Missouri. By 1930 the family lived in Plumas County, California, where Clyde was employed as a railroad engineer.
Clyde worked on the railroad for 45 years in Missouri, Washington, Idaho and California for the Missouri Pacific, Union Pacific, Western Pacific and the Milwaukee railroads.
During WWII he worked as an engineer on the waterfront in in San Francisco. In 1946 the Clyde and Dora moved to Oroville, California, and Clyde continued living in California for the remainder of his life.

Sources:
1) Lawrence County Missouri History, published by the Lawrence County Historical Society, 1974.
2)The Browning Family History, Dottie D. Elliott, published in 1990.
3) Census records on Ancestry.com 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph B Browning (1844 - 1919)
  Susan Margaret White Browning (1845 - 1916)
 
 Spouse:
  Dora Alice Springer Browning (1890 - 1971)
 
 Children:
  Joe Edward Browning (1912 - 1990)*
 
 Siblings:
  Clarence C. Browning (1873 - 1951)**
  Iola Irene Browning Jones (1875 - 1957)*
  Claude Byron Browning (1883 - 1969)*
  Clyde Edward Browning (1885 - 1972)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Millville Masonic Cemetery
Millville
Shasta County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Jim L Wilson
Originally Created by: CC
Record added: Nov 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62293331
Clyde Edward Browning
Added by: CC
 
Clyde Edward Browning
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 Added: Jun. 1, 2013
 
 
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