LeRoy William Harms

28 December 1920–12 December 1987 (Age 67)
Harris, Osceola, Iowa, United States

The Life of LeRoy William

When LeRoy William Harms was born on 28 December 1920, in Harris, Osceola, Iowa, United States, his father, Reentje Janssen "Frank" Harms, was 50 and his mother, Antje E. Behrens, was 41. He lived in Allison Township, Osceola, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 12 December 1987, in Freeborn, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Albert Lea, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reentje Janssen "Frank" Harms
1870–1962
Antje E. Behrens
1879–1954
Theresa Harms
1901–
Nanke Johanna "Nana" Harms
1903–1980
Margaret Kathryn Harms
1905–2008
Marie Trientje Harms
1907–1985
Janna G. Harms
1908–
Earl J Harms
1911–1993
Emma Harms
1913–
John O. Harms
1915–
Harold Albert Harms
1918–1998
LeRoy William Harms
1920–1987
Lawrance R Harms
1923–
Donald Charles Harms
1925–1984

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Theresa Harms

    Female1901–Female

    Nanke Johanna "Nana" Harms

    Female1903–1980Female

    Female1905–2008Female

    Marie Trientje Harms

    Female1907–1985Female

    Janna G. Harms

    Female1908–Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 2

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1941

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, Danish, and English: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Herman(n) ( see Hermann ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leroy W Harms in household of Frank J Harms, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leroy Harms, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Leroy Harms, "BillionGraves Index"

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