Harold Laverne Taylor

Brief Life History of Harold Laverne

When Harold Laverne Taylor was born on 27 October 1927, in Three Rivers, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States, his father, Ward Edward Taylor, was 24 and his mother, Waive Atkinson, was 28. He lived in Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died on 24 September 2000, in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Ward Edward Taylor
1903–1996
Waive Atkinson
1899–1989
Harold Laverne Taylor
1927–2000

Sources (5)

  • Harold L Taylor, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Harold Laverne Taylor, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Harold Taylor in household of Ward Taylor, "United States Census, 1940"

World Events (8)

1929

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.

1932 · The Miners Union

After a contract proposal reducing wages by $1.10 a day, employees of the United Mine Workers came together and created the Progressive Miners of America in southern Illinois. After discontent arose over the 67 years of operation, the union was dissolved.

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: occupational name for a tailor, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English taillour ‘tailor’ (Old French tailleor, tailleur; Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland. In North America, it has absorbed equivalents from other languages, many of which are also common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example German Schneider and Hungarian Szabo . It is also very common among African Americans.

In some cases also an Americanized form of French Terrien ‘owner of a farmland’ or of its altered forms, such as Therrien and Terrian .

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

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