Harold Edward Hatcher

Male8 December 1940–27 January 1990

Brief Life History of Harold Edward

When Harold Edward Hatcher was born on 8 December 1940, in Nebraska, United States, his father, Hugh Sherman Hatcher Sr, was 17 and his mother, Evelyn Lois Cadwalader, was 17. He died on 27 January 1990, in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 49.

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Hugh Sherman Hatcher Sr
Evelyn Lois Cadwalader
Harold Edward Hatcher
Charles Laverne Hatcher

Sources (6)

  • Harold Edward Hatcher, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Harold E Hatcher, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Harold Hatcher in entry for Devin A Hatcher, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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Siblings (2)

World Events (8)


Age 1

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

Age 4

The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 15

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English (southern): topographic name for someone who lived by a gate, from Middle English haccher(e), a derivative of hacche ‘gate’. This normally denoted a gate marking the entrance to a forest or other enclosed piece of land, sometimes a floodgate or sluice-gate. Compare Hatch .

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

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