William Harrison Coover

15 November 1896–13 May 1969 (Age 72)
Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of William Harrison

When William Harrison Coover was born on 15 November 1896, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, his father, Frank Walter Coover, was 28 and his mother, Marguerite Jane Booth, was 22. He married Mary Theresa Burnett on 13 April 1925, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Davis Township, Lafayette, Missouri, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 13 May 1969, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mount Washington Cemetery, Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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William Harrison Coover
Mary Theresa Burnett
Marriage: 13 April 1925
Helen Virginia Coover
William Harrison Coover III

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  • Marriage
    13 April 1925Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 2
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 8
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 20
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Variant of Cover .

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

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    Sources (21)

    • William Coover in household of C W Coover, "United States Census, 1900"
    • William H Coover, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942

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