Harley Harold Neiman

30 April 1915–23 January 1996 (Age 80)
Anaheim, Orange, California, United States

The Life of Harley Harold

When Harley Harold Neiman was born on 30 April 1915, in Anaheim, Orange, California, United States, his father, Ervin Henry Neiman, was 19 and his mother, La Veria Rosamond Clever, was 17. He married Faith B Semmer on 23 February 1968, in Orange, California, United States. He lived in Sutter, Sutter, California, United States in 1930. He died on 23 January 1996, in California, United States, at the age of 80.

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Harley Harold Neiman
Faith B Semmer
Marriage: 23 February 1968

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23 February 1968
Orange, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 19

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Nickname meaning ‘newcomer’ in various languages:1. Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German ( Neimann ): variant of Neumann . 2. Dutch: variant of Nieman . 3. Swedish: variant of Nyman .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harley H Neiman in household of Ervin H Neiman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harley Harold Neiman, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Harley Harold Neiman, "California Births and Christenings, 1812-1988"

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