Harold Alvah Tripplett

1 January 1891–6 March 1964 (Age 73)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Harold Alvah

When Harold Alvah Tripplett was born on 1 January 1891, in Iowa, United States, his father, Malcolm Fuller Triplett, was 38 and his mother, Ruth Doolittle, was 33. He married Alice Fern Akers on 30 August 1922. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Cedar, Mahaska, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Cedar Township, Mahaska, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 6 March 1964, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Fremont, Mahaska, Iowa, United States.

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Harold Alvah Tripplett
Alice Fern Akers
Marriage: 30 August 1922
Paul Malcom Tripplett

Spouse and Children

30 August 1922


Parents and Siblings

    Malcolm Fuller Triplett


    Ruth Doolittle




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

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

English: nickname for a schemer or trickster, from Middle English tripet(t), Old French tripot ‘malicious plot’, ‘trick’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harold Triplett, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Alva H Triplett in household of Malcum F Triplett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alva H Triplet in household of Malcome F Triplet, "United States Census, 1910"

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