Simeon W Harris

July 1890–1954 (Age 63)
California, United States

The Life of Simeon W

When Simeon W Harris was born in July 1890, in California, United States, his father, Eli Simpson Harris, was 35 and his mother, Susan Melissa Danks, was 26. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Edith Matilda Clay. He lived in Fallbrook, San Diego, California, United States in 1910 and Hemet Judicial Township, Riverside, California, United States in 1940. He died in 1954, in California, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Hemet, Riverside, California, United States.

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Simeon W Harris
Edith Matilda Clay
Vandon Clay Harris
Amy Jane Harris

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World Events (8)

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 1

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 English and Welsh (very common in southern England and South Wales): patronymic from the medieval English personal name Harry , pet form of Henry .2 This name is also well established in Ireland, taken there principally during the Plantation of Ulster. In some cases, particularly in families coming from County Mayo, both Harris and Harrison can be Anglicized forms of Gaelic Ó hEarchadha.3 Greek: reduced form of the Greek personal name Kharalambos, composed of the elements khara ‘joy’ + lambein ‘to shine’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Simeon W Harris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Simeon W Harris in household of Eli S Harris, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Simeon W Harris in household of Eli S Harris, "United States Census, 1900"

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