Lawrence Ross Hardy

15 February 1934–29 July 1996 (Age 62)
Elgin, Union, Oregon, United States

The Life of Lawrence Ross

When Lawrence Ross Hardy was born on 15 February 1934, in Elgin, Union, Oregon, United States, his father, Henry Hamilton Hardy, was 40 and his mother, Cecil O Boswell, was 41. He married Jennie Lou Murray on 13 February 1953, in La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States. He lived in La Grande Election Precinct 5, Union, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 29 July 1996, in Summerville, Union, Oregon, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Island City, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Lawrence Ross Hardy
Jennie Lou Murray
Marriage: 13 February 1953

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13 February 1953
La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1935 · The Social Security Act

Age 1

This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 17

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and French: nickname for a brave or foolhardy man, from Old French, Middle English hardi ‘bold’, ‘courageous’ (of Germanic origin; compare Hard 1).2 Irish: in addition to being an importation of the English name, this is also found as an Anglicized form (by partial translation) of Gaelic Mac Giolla Deacair ‘son of the hard lad’.3 Scottish: variant spelling of Hardie 2.

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

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  • Lawrence Ross Hardy in household of Cecil Boswell Hardy, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Lawrence Ross Hardy in household of Cecil Boswell Hardy, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Laurance R Hardy in household of Henry Hardy, "United States Census, 1940"

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