Harold Clifford Nail

25 March 1905–6 August 1960 (Age 55)
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Harold Clifford

When Harold Clifford Nail was born on 25 March 1905, in Illinois, United States, his father, Edward Thomas Nail, was 24 and his mother, Fannie Belle Roach, was 24. He married Frieda B Hildenbrand on 6 June 1929, in Shiloh, St. Clair, Illinois, United States. He lived in O'Fallon, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Chester Precinct, Randolph, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 6 August 1960, in Cave Creek, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Crabtree Cemetery, South Litchfield Township, Montgomery, Illinois, United States.

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Harold Clifford Nail
Mary Land
Marriage: 26 October 1932

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1932Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 1
    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.
    1910 · Boy Scouts of America
    Age 5
    When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
    Age 15
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    1 English: from Middle English naile, nayle ‘nail’ (from Old English nægel), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of nails, or as a nickname for a tall thin person.2 Americanized form of German Nagel .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Harold O Nail, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Harold Nail, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Harold Nail in household of Edward Nail, "United States Census, 1910"

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