Leonard Leullen Harsch

23 February 1918–5 January 1994 (Age 75)
Whittemore, Iosco, Michigan, United States

The Life of Leonard Leullen

When Leonard Leullen Harsch was born on 23 February 1918, in Whittemore, Iosco, Michigan, United States, his father, Charles Donald Harsch, was 27 and his mother, Mary Agnes McCallum, was 20. He married Oma Belle Fowler on 16 August 1963, in Imperial, California, United States. He lived in Reno Township, Iosco, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 5 January 1994, in Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Colton, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Leonard Leullen Harsch
Oma Belle Fowler
Marriage: 16 August 1963

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16 August 1963
Imperial, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 16

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 North German: nickname for a stern or severe man, from Middle Low German harsch ‘harsh’, ‘stern’.2 German: metonymic occupational name for a soldier, from Middle High German harsch, harst ‘body of troops’.

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

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  • Lenard L Harsch in household of Charles D Harsch, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leonard L Harsch, "California Marriage Index, 1960-1985"
  • Leonard L Harsch, "California Marriage Index, 1960-1985"

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