Hilton Halsey Goodrow

30 May 1908–9 June 1988 (Age 80)
Hill City, Graham, Kansas, United States

The Life of Hilton Halsey

When Hilton Halsey Goodrow was born on 30 May 1908, in Hill City, Graham, Kansas, United States, his father, Rev. William Walter Goodrow, was 27 and his mother, Tinnie Cornelia Coop, was 26. He married Elizabeth Gertrude Lee on 15 August 1932, in Lopez Island, San Juan, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Pennington, South Dakota, United States in 1915. He died on 9 June 1988, in Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 80.

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Hilton Halsey Goodrow
Vera Viola Long
Claudia Jean Harmer (Goodrow, Knutson)
Robert Knutson
Vera Ellen Werner(Goodrow)

Spouse and Children



    Claudia Jean Harmer (Goodrow, Knutson)


    Robert Knutson


    Vera Ellen Werner(Goodrow)


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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 6

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Gaudreau .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hilton Halsey Goodrow, "South Dakota, State Census, 1925"
  • Hilton Goodrow, "South Dakota, State Census, 1915"
  • Hilton H Goodroe in household of William Goodroe, "United States Census, 1910"

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