Howard Theodore Betz

11 July 1909–5 March 1996 (Age 86)
Warsaw, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States

The Life of Howard Theodore

When Howard Theodore Betz was born on 11 July 1909, in Warsaw, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States, his father, Owen Forest Betz, was 32 and his mother, Rose Rebecca Maxwell, was 29. He married Clarice Geraldine Marquart on 24 November 1938. He lived in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Valparaiso, Center Township, Porter, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 March 1996, in Chesterton, Porter, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Chesterton, Porter, Indiana, United States.

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Howard Theodore Betz
Clarice Geraldine Marquart
Marriage: 24 November 1938

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24 November 1938

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · The Mann Act

Age 1

This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of the personal names Berthold or Bernhard . Compare Betsch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Howard Betz in household of Clarice Betz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Howard Betz in household of Owen F Betz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Howard T Belz in household of Owen F Belz, "United States Census, 1920"

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