Harold James Denison

12 December 1899–11 December 1996 (Age 97)
Altamont, Labette, Kansas, United States

The Life of Harold James

When Harold James Denison was born on 12 December 1899, in Altamont, Labette, Kansas, United States, his father, Alvin Henry Denison, was 28 and his mother, Margaret Douglas "Maggie" Mawhiney, was 25. He married Elsie Mae Wellman on 24 March 1940. He lived in Elm Grove Township, Labette, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Mount Pleasant Township, Labette, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 December 1996, in Parsons, Labette, Kansas, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Altamont, Labette, Kansas, United States.

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Harold James Denison
Elsie Mae Wellman
Marriage: 24 March 1940

Spouse and Children

24 March 1940

Parents and Siblings



    Mabel Denison



    Warren L. Denison


    Ella Rae Denison


    Louise Denison


World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

Age 28

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the personal name Dennis .2 Possibly an Americanized form of cognates in other languages, for example Russian Denisov, from Denis, or Ukrainian Denysevich, from Denys.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James H Dennison in household of Alvin H Dennison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harold J Denison in household of Alvin H Denison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harold Denison in household of Alvin H Denison, "United States Census, 1920"

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