Harry Carl Kirsch

Brief Life History of Harry Carl

When Harry Carl Kirsch was born on 9 October 1895, in Govanstown, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, Christian H N Kirsch, was 36 and his mother, Bertha Tanderup, was 24. He married Mabel Elsie Walter on 14 January 1924. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1930 and District 9 Election District, Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 15 November 1985, in Towson, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Parkville, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Carl Kirsch
1895–1985
Mabel Elsie Walter
1897–1986
Marriage: 14 January 1924
Muriel Eleanor Kirsch
1924–2017
Nancy Helen Lee Kirsch
1925–1995
Dorothy Elizabeth Kirsch
1928–2017
Mabel Carolyn Kirsch
1932–2020
Harry Carl Kirsch Jr
1936–2002

Sources (10)

  • Harry C Kirsch, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Harry Carl Kirsch, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Harry Kirsch, "United States Social Security Death Index"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1898 · War with the Spanish

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.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German kirse ‘cherry (tree)’. It may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of cherries or a nickname for a man with a ruddy complexion.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Kirsche ‘cherry’, one of the many names taken from words for trees and other features of the natural world. The surname is from either the German or the northeastern or western Yiddish form of the word. Compare Karsh and Kirsh .

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

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