Harold Franklin Lee

1919–2001 (Age 81)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Harold Franklin

When Harold Franklin Lee was born on 30 June 1919, his father, Thomas Andrew Lee, was 36 and his mother, Katherine L. Katie Dewberry, was 24. He lived in Bartow, Georgia, United States in 1935 and Allatoona, Bartow, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 6 March 2001, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Rockmart, Polk, Georgia, United States.

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Harold Franklin Lee
Avis Sumner

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  • Male1882–1959Male

  • Katherine L. Katie Dewberry




World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 3

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood’ or ‘glade’.2 English: habitational name from any of the many places named with Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’, as for example Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.3 Irish: reduced Americanized form of Ó Laoidhigh ‘descendant of Laoidheach’, a personal name derived from laoidh ‘poem’, ‘song’ (originally a byname for a poet).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Harold Lee in household of Thomas R Lee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harold F Lee in household of Thomas A Lee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harold F Lay, "United States Census, 1940"

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