Harry Edmund Berngen

31 May 1923–28 August 1996 (Age 73)
Denver, Colorado, United States

The Life of Harry Edmund

When Harry Edmund Berngen was born on 31 May 1923, his father, Edmund Sylvester Berngen, was 42 and his mother, Lydia Mae Redding, was 34. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Pauline Pittinger. He lived in Westminster, Carroll, Maryland, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 August 1996, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Harry Edmund Berngen
1923–1996
Pauline Pittinger
1922–
Nancy Lee Berngen
1942–
Paul Edward Berngen
1945–1945
John Henry Berngen
1946–1946

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Nancy Lee Berngen

    Female1942–Female

    Paul Edward Berngen

    Male1945–1945Male

    John Henry Berngen

    Male1946–1946Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1927

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · Denver Airport opens

Age 6

On Oct 17 1929, Denver Municipal Airport opens. Later, in 1964, it would be renamed Stapleton International Airport. It would be replaced by Denver International Airport, 31 years later.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 North German: reduced form of Berendsen .2 Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Bernt ( see Bernhard ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Harry E Berngen in household of Edward S Berngen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry E Berngen in household of Edmund S Berngen, "United States Census, 1930"

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