Alfred Peter Harder

18 May 1898–12 September 1966 (Age 68)
Avoca, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Alfred Peter

When Alfred Peter Harder was born on 18 May 1898, in Avoca, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, William HARDER, was 36 and his mother, Anna Margareta VOGT, was 32. He married Pearl Irene Foster on 1 October 1918, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Shelby, Shelby, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 12 September 1966, in Sterling, Logan, Colorado, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Sterling, Logan, Colorado, United States.

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Alfred Peter Harder
Pearl Irene Foster
Marriage: 1 October 1918
Willard Eugene Harder
Donna Devonia Harder

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 2
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · City Hall Built
Age 3
The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 18
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a hardener of metals or a baker, from an agent derivative of Middle English harde(n); this verb is known to have been used with reference to metals and to heating dough.2 North German, Frisian, and Danish: from a personal name, Harder, Herder.3 South German: topographic name or habitational name from any of the places named with Middle High German hart ‘woodland used as pasture’.

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

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  • Alfred P Harder, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Alfred Harder, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alfred Harder, "United States Census, 1930"

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