Harold Roger Playford

1 January 1922–6 January 1995 (Age 73)
Cripple Creek, Teller, Colorado, United States

The Life of Harold Roger

When Harold Roger Playford was born on 1 January 1922, in Cripple Creek, Teller, Colorado, United States, his father, Earl Roger Playford, was 28 and his mother, Cecyl Uintah Terell, was 25. He died on 6 January 1995, in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States, at the age of 73.

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · Denver Airport opens

Age 7

On Oct 17 1929, Denver Municipal Airport opens. Later, in 1964, it would be renamed Stapleton International Airport. It would be replaced by Denver International Airport, 31 years later.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 20

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Norfolk): habitational name from a place in Suffolk, so called from Old English plæga, plega ‘sport’, ‘play’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

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  • Harold R Playford in household of Earl R Playford, "United States Census, 1930"

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