Harold Francis Korger

1918–1995 (Age 77)
Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Harold Francis

When Harold Francis Korger was born on 7 October 1918, in Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Anton Korger, was 35 and his mother, Rose Marie Rada, was 32. He married Bernice Pride on 13 August 1942, in Midland, Texas, United States. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 19 October 1995, in Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Eagle Point, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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Harold Francis Korger
Bernice Pride
Marriage: 13 August 1942

Spouse and Children

13 August 1942
Midland, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Anton Korger





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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 1

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 North German and Dutch: variant of Burger .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish borger ‘borrower’ or ‘lender’.3 Norwegian and Swedish: habitational name for someone from a place called Borg or topographic name for someone living by a fortification or near a hill resembling a fortification.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harold Kroger in household of Anton Kroger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harold F Korger in household of Anton Korger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harold Francis Korger in household of Anton Korger, "United States Census, 1920"

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