Alfred Peter Harder

Male18 May 1898–12 September 1966

Brief Life History 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

Sources (25)

  • Albert Harder, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Alfred P Harder, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Alfred Peter Harder, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 October 1918Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (8)

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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

    English: occupational name from an agent noun derived from Middle English hardenen ‘to make hard’ (Old English heardian), denoting a hardener of metals (used by Chaucer) and elsewhere a baker who hardened dough with heat.

    North German and Danish: from the ancient Germanic personal name Harther, composed of the elements hard ‘strong, hard’+ heri ‘army’.

    South German: topographic name from Middle High German hart ‘woodland used as pasture’, or a habitational name for someone from any of the places called with this word.

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

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