Harry William Bodenner Jr

9 February 1927–18 March 1981 (Age 54)
Farnam, Dawson, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Harry William

When Harry William Bodenner Jr was born on 9 February 1927, in Farnam, Dawson, Nebraska, United States, his father, Harry William Bodenner, was 34 and his mother, Imo Frances Roll, was 29. He lived in Alma, Harlan, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Election District B, Denver, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died on 18 March 1981, in Franklin, Washington, United States, at the age of 54.

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Harry William Bodenner
Imo Frances Roll
William Andrew Bodenner
Dorthy Frances Bodenner
Cpl., Charles Walter Bodenner
Harry William Bodenner Jr
Nora Jean Bodenner

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World Events (8)


Age 2

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.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 13

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 15

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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  • Harry Bodenner in household of Henry Bodenner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry Bodenner Jr. in household of Harry W Bodenner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harry Bodenner, "Washington Death Index, 1965-2014"

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