Harry Francis Anderson

1897–1980 (Age 83)
Santa Cruz, California, United States

The Life of Harry Francis

Harry Francis Anderson was born in 1897, in Santa Cruz, California, United States. He lived in San Lorenzo Township, Santa Cruz, California, United States in 1900 and Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States in 1910. He died in 1980, in Santa Cruz, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Santa Cruz, California, United States.

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 9

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (2)

  • H Fances Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Harry Frances Anderson - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Harry Frances Anderson

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