Harold Eugene Grove

1 October 1912–21 October 1979 (Age 67)
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Harold Eugene

When Harold Eugene Grove was born on 1 October 1912, in Illinois, United States, his father, Charles August Groves, was 29 and his mother, Mary Margaret Hall, was 24. He married Gwendolyn Ethel Witt on 2 April 1940, in Cook, Illinois, United States. He lived in Sheldon, Iroquois, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 21 October 1979, in Spring Valley, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 67.

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Harold Eugene Grove
Gwendolyn Ethel Witt
Marriage: 2 April 1940

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
Age 1
The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919
Age 7
During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.
1930 · The First Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere
Age 18
The Adler Planetarium was founded by Max Adler as a public museum dedicated to the study of astronomy and astrophysics. It was the first planetarium in the United States and is part of Chicago's Museum Campus. The Adler is home to three theaters, a space science exhibition, and a collection of scientific instruments and printed materials. The Adler also is home to one of the only research-active, public urban observatories.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove or thicket, Middle English grove, Old English grāf.2 English (Huguenot): Americanized spelling of the French surname Le Grou(x) or Le Greux ( see Groulx ).3 North German form of Grob .

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

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Sources (4)

  • Harold Groves in household of Charles Groves, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harold Grove in household of Charles Grove, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harold Eugene Grove, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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