Harry Corvon Carpenter

7 July 1936–10 October 2003 (Age 67)
Cedar Rapids, Boone, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Harry Corvon

When Harry Corvon Carpenter was born on 7 July 1936, in Cedar Rapids, Boone, Nebraska, United States, his father, Harry Herbert Carpenter, was 35 and his mother, Bessie Margaret Bowers, was 34. He lived in Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1940 and Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1963. He died on 10 October 2003, in Salina, Saline, Kansas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Concordia, Cloud, Kansas, United States.

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Harry Herbert Carpenter
Bessie Margaret Bowers
Harry Corvon Carpenter

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Age 2

Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.
1954 · Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

Age 18

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a U.S. Supreme Court case which ruled racial segregation in public schools as unconstitutional. The unanimous decision was handed down on May 17, 1954. The case was originally filed by the Brown family in Topeka, Kansas.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a worker in wood, Norman French carpentier (from Late Latin carpentarius ‘cartwright’).2 Translation of German Zimmermann , French Charpentier , Italian Carpentieri , or cognates and equivalents in various other languages.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carvon Carpenter in household of Harry H Carpenter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • H Corvon Carpenter, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • H Corvon Carpenter, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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