Stephen Leroy Hardy

16 June 1943–28 August 1985 (Age 42)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

The Life of Stephen Leroy

When Stephen Leroy Hardy was born on 16 June 1943, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, his father, Charles Raymond Hardy, Jr., was 26 and his mother, Lucyle Edwina Allison, was 19. He died on 28 August 1985, in Placer, California, United States, at the age of 42.

Photos & Memories (2)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Charles Raymond Hardy, Jr.
1916–2001
Lucyle Edwina Allison
1923–1997
Stephen Leroy Hardy
1943–1985

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (3)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 1

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1944 · CIA

Age 1

June 20, 1944, Congress chartered the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 2

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and French: nickname for a brave or foolhardy man, from Old French, Middle English hardi ‘bold’, ‘courageous’ (of Germanic origin; compare Hard 1).2 Irish: in addition to being an importation of the English name, this is also found as an Anglicized form (by partial translation) of Gaelic Mac Giolla Deacair ‘son of the hard lad’.3 Scottish: variant spelling of Hardie 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Stephen Leroy Hardy, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.