Harold Murphy Renfro

18 April 1937–11 June 1994 (Age 57)
New Hope, Madison, Alabama, United States

The Life of Harold Murphy

When Harold Murphy Renfro was born on 18 April 1937, in New Hope, Madison, Alabama, United States, his father, Murphy W. Renfro, was 19 and his mother, Irene Carter, was 19. He died on 11 June 1994, in Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States, at the age of 57.

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Murphy W. Renfro
1917–1989
Irene Carter
1917–2001
Harold Murphy Renfro
1937–1994

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World Events (8)

1941

Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Tuskegee Airmen

Age 4

The first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, after the Tuskegee Army Air Field where they trained. The group flew over 15,000 individual sorties during World War II which earned them over 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.  
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 18

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish Renfrew .

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

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