Harold William Ferrin Jr

16 May 1943–10 October 2014 (Age 71)
Hastings, Adams, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Harold William

When Harold William Ferrin Jr was born on 16 May 1943, in Hastings, Adams, Nebraska, United States, his father, Harold William Ferrin Sr, was 20 and his mother, Dorothy Lavon Hill, was 19. He died on 10 October 2014, in Fairfield, Solano, California, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Harold William Ferrin Sr
1923–2007
Dorothy Lavon Hill
1924–1997
Harold William Ferrin Jr
1943–2014
Albert Merrit Ferrin
1946–2011

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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 1

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.
1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

Age 1

The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.
1962 · The Cuban Missile Crisis

Age 19

The Cuban Missile Crisis was a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union because of Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba. This confrontation was the closest that the Cold War became a nuclear war.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Farren or a shortened form of Mcferrin .2 Spanish (Ferrín): from a derivative of ferro ‘iron’.3 Italian: dialect variant of Ferrino, a diminutive of Ferro 1.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Harold William Ferrin, "Find A Grave Index"

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