Harris Mathewson Hanshue

Male7 July 1881–8 January 1937

Brief Life History of Harris Mathewson

When Harris Mathewson Hanshue was born on 7 July 1881, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, his father, John Jay Hanshue, was 30 and his mother, Mary Revi Mathewson, was 27. He married Irene Victoria Mcmillen on 7 October 1914, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1894 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 January 1937, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 55.

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Harris Mathewson Hanshue
Irene Victoria Mcmillen
Marriage: 7 October 1914
Harmony Patricia Hanshue
John Harris Hanshue

Sources (12)

  • Harris M Hausbue, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harris Mathewson Hanshue, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Harris Mathewson Hanshue, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 October 1914Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 1

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

    Age 6

    "The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 15

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    Transferred use of the surname, in origin a patronymic from the medieval English personal name Harry .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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