George Washington Herd

22 February 1904–27 January 1996 (Age 91)
Union, Ohio, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Herd was born on 22 February 1904, in Union, Ohio, United States, his father, Anson Glen Herd, was 31 and his mother, Ina L Reed, was 27. He married Mary L. Mitchell on 18 September 1924, in Union, Ohio, United States. He lived in Kenton, Hardin, Ohio, United States for about 5 years and Ohio, United States in 1996. He died on 27 January 1996, in Lancaster, Fairfield, Ohio, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Lancaster, Fairfield, Ohio, United States.

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George Washington Herd
Mary L. Mitchell
Marriage: 18 September 1924

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18 September 1924
Union, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

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.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

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

1 Scottish and English: variant spelling of Heard .2 Dutch: variant of Herder .3 Dutch: from Middle Dutch hert, herte ‘hart’, ‘stag’; probably a nickname for someone who was fleet of foot, or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a deer.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Herd, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George W Hurd in household of Glenn Hurd, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Herd in household of Glenn Herd, "United States Census, 1910"

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