Paul George Harrison

Male14 September 1904–28 August 1973

Brief Life History of Paul George

When Paul George Harrison was born on 14 September 1904, in Beardstown, Cass, Illinois, United States, his father, Alden Tilden Harrison, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Buchheit, was 31. He married Myretta G Rankin on 7 February 1936, in Beardstown, Cass, Illinois, United States. He lived in Beardstown Township, Cass, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died on 28 August 1973, in Beardstown, Cass, Illinois, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Beardstown City Cemetery, Beardstown Township, Cass, Illinois, United States.

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Paul George Harrison
1904–1973
Myretta G Rankin
1908–2001
Marriage: 7 February 1936

Sources (7)

  • Paul G Harrison, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul George Harrison, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
  • Marriage Record with parents names

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  • Marriage
    7 February 1936Beardstown, Cass, Illinois, 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.

    1910 · Boy Scouts of America

    Age 6

    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.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 19

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): from the Middle English personal name Harry or Herry + -son. These were the common pronunciations of Henry (see Harry ).

    History: Harrison is an extremely common surname in northern England. One important and influential American family of bearers are descended from Benjamin Harrison, who emigrated from England to VA in 1633 or 1634. Descendants include another Benjamin Harrison (c. 1726–91), who was an activist in the American Revolution and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. His son William Henry Harrison (1773–1841) and great-grandson Benjamin Harrison (1833–1901) both became presidents of the US.

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

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