George M. Harrison

18 October 1923–16 October 2002 (Age 79)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of George M.

When George M. Harrison was born on 18 October 1923, in Mississippi, United States, his father, George Monroe Harrison, was 47 and his mother, Fredda Mae Harris, was 30. He lived in Beat 1, DeSoto, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. He died on 16 October 2002, in Olive Branch, DeSoto, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Blocker Cemetery, DeSoto, Mississippi, United States.

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George M. Harrison
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World Events (8)

1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 2

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry .

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

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  • George M Harrison in household of George Harrison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • G M Harrison in household of G M Harrison, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George M Harrison, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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