Gordon Emil Harris

Brief Life History of Gordon Emil

When Gordon Emil Harris was born on 4 June 1933, in Roosevelt, Duchesne, Utah, United States, his father, Joseph Fowler Harris, was 38 and his mother, Mable Lucile Anderson, was 25. He died on 24 August 1986, in Cascade, Cascade, Montana, United States, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Fowler Harris
1894–1981
Mable Lucile Anderson
1907–2004
Joseph Leonard Harris
1928–2021
Shirley Rae Harris
1930–2017
Gordon Emil Harris
1933–1986
Dorothy Harris
1936–2022
Joyce Elaine Harris
1945–2015

Sources (4)

  • Gordon E Harris, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Gordon Harris, "Montana Death Index, 1860-2007"
  • Gordon Harris, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

1938 · The DI is Opened To The Public

Deseret Industries is a non-profit organization and a division of Welfare Services of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It includes a chain of retail thrift stores and work projects. Many of the items sold are second hand or never used. Such items include furniture, appliances, computers, and clothing. The DI also sells new furniture, much of it received directly from its own manufacturing plant in Salt Lake City. The DI provides job skill training for the physically, emotionally and socially challenged and seeks to place them into private sector employment.

1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

English (southern England and south Wales): from the personal name Harry + genitival -s. This surname is also established in Ireland, taken there principally during the Plantation of Ulster. However, in some cases, particularly in families coming from County Mayo, Harris can be an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarchadha. This surname is also very common among African Americans.

American shortened and altered form of Greek surnames begining with Cha(r)-, such as Chasandrinos (variant of Kassandrinos, a habitational name from the Kassandra peninsula of Chalkidiki), and various patronymics from the personal name Charalampos (see Charos ). In North America, the surname Harris may possibly also originate from a transferred use of the Greek personal (given) name Charis or Harris (shortened forms of Charalampos) as a surname (i.e. as a replacement of the original surname).

Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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