Harold E Holmes

28 February 1915–25 February 1995 (Age 80)
New York, United States

The Life of Harold E

When Harold E Holmes was born on 28 February 1915, in New York, United States, his father, Lewis Eugene Holmes, was 37 and his mother, Bessie Humiston, was 27. He married Dorothy E Chilson in 1941, in New York, United States. He lived in Vienna, Vienna, Oneida, New York, United States for about 5 years. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 25 February 1995, in New York, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Vienna, Vienna, Oneida, New York, United States.

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Harold E Holmes
Dorothy E Chilson
Marriage: 1941

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New York, United States

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 2

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly central and northern England): variant of Holme .2 Scottish: probably a habitational name from Holmes near Dundonald, or from a place so called in the barony of Inchestuir.3 Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thomáis, Mac Thómais ( see McComb ). In part of western Ireland, Holmes is a variant of Cavish (from Gaelic Mac Thámhais, another patronymic from Thomas ).

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

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  • Harold E Holmes in household of Lewis E Holmes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harold E Holmes in household of Eugene L Holmes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harold E Holmes in household of Eugen L Holmes, "United States Census, 1920"

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