Harold Percival Benns

19 August 1893–31 July 1961 (Age 67)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Harold Percival

When Harold Percival Benns was born on 19 August 1893, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, Harry H Benns, was 29 and his mother, Agnes McCarte, was 24. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Ursula Kathryn Olga Ruege. He died on 31 July 1961, in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 67.

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Harold Percival Benns
Ursula Kathryn Olga Ruege
Diana Helne Benns
Kathleen Mavourneen Benns
Robert Bruce Benns
Sallie-Ann Benns

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    Harry H Benns


    Agnes McCarte




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 4

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Benn .

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

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