Mary Catherine Hart

17 March 1919–June 1983 (Age 64)
Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States

The Life of Mary Catherine

When Mary Catherine Hart was born on 17 March 1919, in Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States, her father, Hubert Joseph Hart, was 39 and her mother, Flora Etta McLallen, was 37. She died in June 1983, at the age of 64.

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Charles Robert Holland
1924–2005
Mary Catherine Hart
1919–1983

Spouse and Children

    Charles Robert Holland

    Male1924–2005Male

    Female1919–1983Female

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World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 3

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English and North German: from a personal name or nickname meaning ‘stag’, Middle English hert, Middle Low German hërte, harte.2 German: variant spelling of Hardt 1 and 2.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name or a nickname from German and Yiddish hart ‘hard’.

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

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  • Mary Catherine Hart, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"

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