Harry Petros

29 November 1918–2003 (Age 84)
Sabraton, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Harry

Harry Petros was born on 29 November 1918, in Sabraton, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States. He died in 2003, at the age of 85.

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1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 2

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.

Name Meaning

1 Ethiopian: from the personal name Petros ( see Peter ).2 Greek: reduced form of Petropoulos or some other derivative of Petros, Greek form of Peter .

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

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