Harold Arthur Bummersbach

20 June 1917–1974 (Age 56)
Ashland, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Harold Arthur

When Harold Arthur Bummersbach was born on 20 June 1917, in Ashland, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Arthur Bummersbach, was 26 and his mother, Olga Lizzie Augusta Gressins, was 23. He died in 1974, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 57.

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Arthur Bummersbach
Olga Lizzie Augusta Gressins
Harold Arthur Bummersbach

Parents and Siblings

    Arthur Bummersbach


    Olga Lizzie Augusta Gressins




World Events (3)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 3

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place of this name.

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

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