Harold Gottlieb

18 July 1910–14 November 1968 (Age 58)
Russia, Soviet Union

The Life Summary of Harold

When Harold Gottlieb was born on 18 July 1910, in Russia, Soviet Union, his father, Hyman Gottlieb, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Lavin, was 38. He married Sylvia Cohen about 1931, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in New York City, New York, United States in 1920. He died on 14 November 1968, in Three Rivers, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

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Harold Gottlieb
Marion Cebulka
Sharyn Adele Gottlieb
Sharyn Mussulman
Norman Gottlieb
Ilene Gottlieb Higley

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 2
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World
Age 3
At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
Age 17
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Meyer, Emanuel, Cheskel, Heshy, Isadore, Moshe, Chaim, Feivel, Hyman, Isser.German, Danish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Gottlieb. As a German personal name this is for the most part a translation of Greek Theophilos (‘one who loves God’) that became very popular in the 17th and 18th centuries with the rise of the Pietist movement. Among German Jews, it existed, independently from German Christians, since the Middle Ages.German: from the personal name Goteleib, based on Old High German god, got ‘god’ + leiba ‘offspring, son’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (12)

  • Harry Gottlieb in entry for Nadeen Gottlieb, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"
  • Harry Gottlieb in household of Hyman Gottlieb, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harry Gottlieb in entry for Gerald F Pisha and Nadeen Gottlieb Hulstine, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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