Harry Humble Glass

1893–1969 (Age 76)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Harry Humble

When Harry Humble Glass was born in 1893, in Louisiana, United States, his father, Thomas Allen Glass Jr., was 40 and his mother, Henrietta Humble, was 36. He registered for military service in 1919. He died in 1969, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Harry Humble Glass
1893–1969
Estelle Stirling Roberts
1896–1973

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Allen Glass Jr.

    Male1853–1900Male

    Henrietta Humble

    Female1857–1930Female

siblings

(6)

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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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 13

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: metonymic occupational name for a glazier or glass blower, from Old English glæs ‘glass’ (akin to Glad , referring originally to the bright shine of the material), Middle High German glas.2 Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of the epithet glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’ or any of various Gaelic surnames derived from it.3 German: altered form of the personal name Klass, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harry Glass in household of Henrietta Glass, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harry U Glass in household of Hennietta Glass, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harry Humble Glass, "United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940"

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