Gladys Ruth HARTER

30 May 1919–24 June 1997 (Age 78)
Long Point, Livingston, Illinois, United States

The Life of Gladys Ruth

When Gladys Ruth HARTER was born on 30 May 1919, in Long Point, Livingston, Illinois, United States, her father, Milo Josephus Harter, was 29 and her mother, Lela Mae Brown, was 25. She lived in Reading, Livingston, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Streator, LaSalle, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 24 June 1997, in Orlando, Orange, Florida, United States, at the age of 78.

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Milo Josephus Harter
Lela Mae Brown
Eva Belle Harter
Paul Leroy HARTER
Gladys Ruth HARTER

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 6

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 German (also Härter): variant of Harder .2 South German and Tyrolean: habitational name for someone from Hart in Austria.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gladys Harter in household of William Cronk, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gladys Harter in household of Milo Harter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Gladys Ruth HARTER - Church record: birth-name: Gladys Ruth HARTER

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