Harry Leroy Longaker

16 August 1901–11 March 1985 (Age 83)
Hiteman, Monroe, Iowa, United States

The Life of Harry Leroy

When Harry Leroy Longaker was born on 16 August 1901, in Hiteman, Monroe, Iowa, United States, his father, Henry John Longaker, was 23 and his mother, Ada Ellen Palmer, was 21. He lived in Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, United States for about 15 years and Glenwood, Pope, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 11 March 1985, in Pope, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 83.

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Harry Leroy Longaker
Florence Longaker

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    Henry John Longaker





World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 5

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian Langåker or Danish Langager, cognates of English Longacre .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harry Longaker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry L Longaker in household of Henry J Longaker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harry L Longaker in household of Henry J Longaker, "United States Census, 1910"

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