Harold James Watt

1904–1996 (Age 91)
Ladd, Bureau, Illinois, United States

The Life of Harold James

Harold James Watt was born on 5 July 1904, in Ladd, Bureau, Illinois, United States. He married Beryl Cecelia Ganzer on 9 February 1935, in Wyalkatchem, Western Australia, Australia. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 5 May 1996, at the age of 91.

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Harold James Watt
Beryl Cecelia Ganzer
Marriage: 9 February 1935

Spouse and Children

9 February 1935
Wyalkatchem, Western Australia, Australia

World Events (8)

1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 1

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: from an extremely common Middle English personal name, Wat(t), a short form of Walter .

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

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  • Harold J Watt in household of Frank A Murray, "United States Census, 1920"

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