Harlan Elmer Mills

25 January 1908–29 January 1998 (Age 90)
Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Harlan Elmer

When Harlan Elmer Mills was born on 25 January 1908, in Ohio, United States, his father, Edward Howard Mills, was 27 and his mother, Elvira Clark, was 23. He lived in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States for about 2 years and Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 29 January 1998, in Henderson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 90.

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Edward Howard Mills
Elvira Clark
Harlan Elmer Mills
Eleanor H. Mills

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World Events (8)

1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge
Age 2
The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art
Age 5
The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.
1936 · The Great Lakes Exposition
Age 28
Also known as the World's Fair of 1936, the Great Lakes Exposition was held along the shore of Lake Erie. It commemorated the centennial of Cleveland's incorporation as a city. It was designed after the Chicago World's Fair and exposed visitors to the cultures of other countries, celebrated industry, and promoted local businesses. Overall, the Fair drew in 11 million visitors during its two season run.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Mill 1, with excrescent -s added in post-medieval times. Compare Mullins , from a French equivalent of this name, and see also Milnes .English: either a variant of Miles , a variant of Mill 2, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, or Myhill , with post-medieval excrescent -s.Irish: this is usually the English name, especially in Ulster, but elsewhere in Ireland it was also adopted for the Gaelic topographic byname, an Mhuilinn ‘of the mill’.

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

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Sources (14)

  • Mills, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Harlan Mills in household of Howard Mills, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harlan Mills in household of Howard Mills, "United States Census, 1920"

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