Harold Wesley Langbein

16 February 1894–6 December 1948 (Age 54)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Harold Wesley

When Harold Wesley Langbein was born on 16 February 1894, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Christian Henry Langbein, was 46 and his mother, Margaret Louisa Wight, was 44. He had at least 1 daughter with Dorothy Scott Dawson. He died on 6 December 1948, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 54.

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Harold Wesley Langbein
Dorothy Scott Dawson
Betty Lou Langbein

Spouse and Children



    Betty Lou Langbein


Parents and Siblings

    Christian Henry Langbein


    Margaret Louisa Wight




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 12

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.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 15

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for a person with long legs, from Middle High German long + bein ‘leg’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wesley Langbean in household of Margaret Langbean, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harold W Longbein, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harold W Langbein, "United States Census, 1930"

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