Lee Hersch

5 September 1896–22 March 1953 (Age 56)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Lee

When Lee Hersch was born on 5 September 1896, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, his father, Morris Hersch, was 36 and his mother, Rebecca Friedman, was 37. He married Helen Virginia Davis on 21 April 1921, in Paris, Île-de-France, France. He lived in Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 22 March 1953, in Madrid, Madrid, Spain, at the age of 56.

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Lee Hersch
Helen Virginia Davis
Marriage: 21 April 1921

Spouse and Children


    Helen Virginia Davis


21 April 1921
Paris, Île-de-France, France

Parents and Siblings

    Morris Hersch


    Rebecca Friedman




    Jennie Hersch


    Rose Hersch


    Herman Hersh


    Henry Hersch


    Annie F Hersch


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · Spanish-American War

Age 2

Spain loses colonies including: Cuba, Guam, Puerto Rico as a result of the Treaty of Paris, which was signed on Dec. 10th 1898. Spain gives up Cuba entirely, gives Guam and Puerto Rico to the United States and transfers sovreignty of the Philippines to the United States for $20 million.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Yiddish dialect variant of Hirsch 2 and 3.2 German: variant of Hirsch 1.3 German (under Slavic influence): from a pet form of the personal name Hermann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lee Herskowitz in household of Morris Herskowitz, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lee F Hersch, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lee F Hersch, "United States Census, 1940"

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