Harry L. Baldwin

19 October 1921–27 May 2002 (Age 80)
Hagerstown, Wayne, Indiana, United States

The Life of Harry L.

When Harry L. Baldwin was born on 19 October 1921, in Hagerstown, Wayne, Indiana, United States, his father, Thomas Elwood Baldwin, was 33 and his mother, Bertha E. Ward, was 25. He married Gladys A. Sommer in 1948, in Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 27 May 2002, in Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States.

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Harry L. Baldwin
Gladys A. Sommer
Marriage: 1948

Spouse and Children

Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

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 23

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

Powerful warrior

Sources (3)

  • Harry Baldwin in household of Thomas Baldwin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry L Baldwin in household of Thomas E Baldwin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harry L Baldwin, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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