Benjamin Franklin Harrison

17 March 1922–13 July 2005 (Age 83)
Bethany, Harrison, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Benjamin Franklin

When Benjamin Franklin Harrison was born on 17 March 1922, in Bethany, Harrison, Missouri, United States, his father, Nelson Burr Harrison, was 42 and his mother, Emma Eunice Link, was 31. He lived in Bethany Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 13 July 2005, in Columbia, Howard, Maryland, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Janice Cordelia “Cordy” Barnett

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 1
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair
Age 3
The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1944 · The G.I Bill
Age 22
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.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry .

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

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Sources (8)

  • Benjamin F Harrison in household of N B Harrison, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Benjamin F Harrison in household of Nelson B Harrison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Benjamin Franklin Harrison, "Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946"

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