John Harding

17 July 1891–22 September 1953 (Age 62)
New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of John

John Harding was born on 17 July 1891, in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States as the son of Thomas Harding and Mary Boyle. He married Carrie Hawley on 2 June 1951, in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States. He registered for military service in 1916. He died on 22 September 1953, in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Gracelawn Cemetery, Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States.

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John Harding
1891–1953
Jessie May Stemple
1888–1950
John Thomas Harding Sr.
1919–1987
Marion F. Harding
1920–2009
James Warren Harding
1926–1926

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 12

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly southern England and South Wales) and Irish: from the Old English personal name Hearding, originally a patronymic from Hard 1. The surname was first taken to Ireland in the 15th century, and more families of the name settled there 200 years later in Tipperary and surrounding counties.2 North German and Dutch: patronymic from a short form of any of the various Germanic compound personal names beginning with hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

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  • John Harding, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Harding, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Harding, "United States Census, 1940"

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