Harvey Hershel Korman

15 February 1927–29 May 2008 (Age 81)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Harvey Hershel

When Harvey Hershel Korman was born on 15 February 1927, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Cyril Raymond Korman, was 23 and his mother, Ellen Blecher, was 20. He died on 29 May 2008, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Cyril Raymond Korman
Ellen Blecher
Harvey Hershel Korman

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 2

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 22

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: occupational name for a grain dealer, Middle Dutch cornman.2 German (Kormann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Kormann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harvey Corman in household of Ellen Corman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harvey Korman, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Harvey Herschel Korman in entry for Ms Carol Harvey Korman Show Burnett, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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