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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Harry Edmund Berngen
Pauline Pittinger
Nancy Lee Berngen
Paul Edward Berngen
John Henry Berngen

Spouse and Children



    Nancy Lee Berngen


    Paul Edward Berngen


    John Henry Berngen


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World Events (8)


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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