Harry Purkiser jr.

8 January 1922–14 January 2002 (Age 80)
Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Harry

When Harry Purkiser jr. was born on 8 January 1922, in Hamilton, Ohio, United States, his father, Harry Purkiser, was 19 and his mother, Gladys Planck, was 18. He lived in Miami Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States in 1940 and Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1950. He died on 14 January 2002, in Montgomery, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Miamiville, Clermont, Ohio, United States.

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 1
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights
Age 1
Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill
Age 22
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.

Name Meaning

Turkish: ornamental name or nickname from er ‘man, male’, also ‘hero, soldier’.Chinese: Mandarin form of the surname 爾 (meaning ‘thou or you’ in ancient Chinese), a shortened form of the Chinese compound surname Er-Zhu (爾朱), from the ancient name of a river (now called Zhu Jia Chuan), located in northwestern Shanxi province.Chinese: Teochew form of the surname 余, see Yu 1. Compare Ear .

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

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Sources (7)

  • Harry Purkhiser in household of Harry Purkhiser, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harry Purkiser in household of Harry Purkiser, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry R Purkiser, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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