Claude William Harrison

10 February 1919–30 January 1994 (Age 75)
Boone, Iowa, United States

The Life of Claude William

When Claude William Harrison was born on 10 February 1919, in Boone, Iowa, United States, his father, Francis Gaymond Harrison, was 20 and his mother, Irene Catherine Rogers, was 20. He married Presentacion D. Bordios on 17 October 1953, in Cavite City, Cavite, Philippines. He lived in Cedar, Mahaska, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Fremont, Mahaska, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 30 January 1994, in Newark, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Fremont, Alameda, California, United States.

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Claude William Harrison
Presentacion D. Bordios
Marriage: 17 October 1953

Spouse and Children

17 October 1953
Cavite City, Cavite, Philippines

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 3

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Claud Harrison in household of Gay Harrison, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter Harrison in household of Gay F G Harrison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Claude Harrison in household of Gary Harrison, "United States Census, 1930"

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