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William Cleveland Klaus
Birth: Dec. 5, 1888
Ness City
Ness County
Kansas, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 1967
Wichita
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA

The fourth of five children. Youngest siblings, Victor and Elsie, died in infancy in 1884 in the Wichita, Kansas, area. Parents Nicholas and Pauline then moved to Ness City, west-central Kansas, where William's older sister Mable was born in 1886. Two years later, William also was born in Ness City. The family eventually moved to Atlanta, south-central Kansas, where sister Cleo was born in 1895. The final move was back to Wichita, Kansas, in 1905. As of 1910, 21 year old William was working in Wichita as a street railway conductor. As of 1917 when he registered for the WWI draft, he was working in Mulvane, Kansas, for Davidson & Case Lumber Company as a "lumberman." He eventually held positions of bookkeeper and then Assistant Manager during his career with the same company in Wichita. Married in 1915 and with wife Ellen raised three children. 
 
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 Parents:
  Nicholas R. Klaus (1848 - 1924)
  Pauline Theresia Berner Klaus (1861 - 1955)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Grace Loshbough Klaus (1889 - 1973)*
 
 Children:
  Paul Jerome Klaus (1919 - 1996)*
  Earl Romuald Klaus (1921 - 2002)*
  Kathleen Ann Klaus Tucker (1923 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Victor Hugo Klaus (1881 - 1884)*
  Elsie Agatha Klaus (1883 - 1884)*
  Mable Josephine Klaus More (1886 - 1962)*
  William Cleveland Klaus (1888 - 1967)
  Cleo Vesta Klaus Babb (1895 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
(Center) Married Oct. 20 1915
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Wichita
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA
Plot:
 
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Record added: Mar 04, 2007
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 Added: Jan. 4, 2010
 
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