Alfred Vernon Harris

20 June 1906–6 January 1990 (Age 83)
East Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Alfred Vernon

When Alfred Vernon Harris was born on 20 June 1906, in East Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, George Harris, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Evans, was 21. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1930 and Ogden City Legislative District 3, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 6 January 1990, at the age of 83.

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George Harris
Elizabeth Evans
William George Harris
Elizabeth Lenore Harris
Alfred Vernon Harris
Lura Myrtle Harris
Charles Kenneth Harris
Florence Bernice Harris
Eva Mae Harris
Verle Harris
Leslie Harris
Marion Harris
Norma June Harris

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1909 · A Summer Capitol

Age 3

Besides farming and shipping with the trolley up to Ogden Valley, there was an effort to convince the state of Utah to have a summer capitol near the town of Huntsville. Even though it didn’t happen, the Ogden Rapid Transit Company extended the Trolley route to Huntsville, so others could vacation there.
1928 · Marathon Dances at the El Monte Springs Resort

Age 22

After the Ogden Canyon Resort burned down in 1927, Entrepreneur A.V. Smith bought the land and rebuilt the resort in brick. Naming it El Monte Springs, the resort featured a large swimming pool and a grand ballroom where dances were held until it shut its doors in 1932. The resort is still open but is a gift shop and restaurant under the name Rainbow Gardens.

Name Meaning

1 English and Welsh (very common in southern England and South Wales): patronymic from the medieval English personal name Harry , pet form of Henry .2 This name is also well established in Ireland, taken there principally during the Plantation of Ulster. In some cases, particularly in families coming from County Mayo, both Harris and Harrison can be Anglicized forms of Gaelic Ó hEarchadha.3 Greek: reduced form of the Greek personal name Kharalambos, composed of the elements khara ‘joy’ + lambein ‘to shine’.

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

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Alfred Vernon Harris

Alfred Vernon Harris (1906-1990) Alfred was born to George Alfred Harris and Elizabeth Evans Harris on June 20, 1906 in East Jordan, Salt Lake County, Utah He was the third child of eleven childre …

Sources (3)

  • Alford A Harris in household of George Harris, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alfred Harris in household of George Harris, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alfred Vernon Harris in household of George Harris, "United States Census, 1940"

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