Donald Earl Gearhart

29 August 1915–October 1987 (Age 72)
Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Donald Earl

When Donald Earl Gearhart was born on 29 August 1915, in Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Walter Gearhart, was 31 and his mother, Bessie Pearl Warner, was 29. He married Edna Geraldine Ulsh on 18 October 1945, in Lewistown, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1941. He died in October 1987, in Lewistown, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Lewistown, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Donald Earl Gearhart
Edna Geraldine Ulsh
Marriage: 18 October 1945

Spouse and Children

18 October 1945
Lewistown, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States

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    Bessie Pearl Warner




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Gierhard, a variant of Gerhardt .

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

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  • Donald E Gearhart in household of Walter C Gearhart, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald Gearhart in household of Walter Gearhart, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Donald E Gearhart in household of Walter S Gearhart, "United States Census, 1920"

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