Harry Leroy Ashcroft

1928–1997 (Age 69)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Harry Leroy

When Harry Leroy Ashcroft was born on 1 January 1928, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Charles Leland Ashcroft, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Wanda Reese, was 35. He died on 17 September 1997, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Charles Leland Ashcroft
Sarah Wanda Reese
Charles Leland Ashcroft
Barbara Ashcroft
Clare Reese Ashcroft
Mary Afton Ashcroft
Harry Leroy Ashcroft
Vern Lee Ashcroft

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World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1932 · The Youngest Federal Judge in US History

Age 4

David R. Daines, a native of Logan, was appointed as a federal judge in 1961 at the age of 23. He became the youngest federal judge in U.S. history. After his time as a judge, he continued practicing law in Logan for more than 60 years.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 19

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): topographic name from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ + croft ‘enclosure’, or a habitational name from a minor place named with these elements.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Harry L Ashcroft in household of C Leland Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry L Ashcroft in household of Leland C Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harry Leroy Ashcroft, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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