Harold Howard Wassom

12 June 1922–5 October 1994 (Age 72)
Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States

The Life of Harold Howard

When Harold Howard Wassom was born on 12 June 1922, in Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States, his father, Howard Oak Wassom, was 25 and his mother, Nancy Elizabeth Fugett, was 16. He had at least 1 son with Harriet Jean Hoffman. He lived in Palo Alto, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Marshall Township, Pocahontas, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 5 October 1994, in Laurens, Pocahontas, Iowa, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Laurens, Pocahontas, Iowa, United States.

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Harold Howard Wassom
Harriet Jean Hoffman
Lyle Eugene Wassom

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    Lyle Eugene Wassom


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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.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 4

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Age 19

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; perhaps an altered form of Scottish Wasson or Norwegian Wassum .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harold Wassom in household of Howard Wassom, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Harold Wassom in household of Howard O Wassom, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harold H Wasson in household of Howard Wasson, "United States Census, 1930"

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