Lester George Harrison

1912–September 1989 (Age 77)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Lester George

When Lester George Harrison was born in 1912, in Iowa, United States, his father, George W Harrison, was 35 and his mother, Bessie Bell Kaynor, was 20. He married Dorothy Elizabeth McKean on 10 July 1931, in Union, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Liberty Township, Plymouth, Iowa, United States in 1920. He died in September 1989, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Harlan Cemetery, Harlan, Shelby, Iowa, United States.

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Lester George Harrison
Dorothy Elizabeth McKean
Marriage: 10 July 1931
James Lester Harrison
Benny Dean Harrison

Spouse and Children

10 July 1931
Union, South Dakota, United States





    Benny Dean Harrison


Parents and Siblings

    George W Harrison


    Bessie Bell Kaynor




    Charles P Harrison


    Clarence Seril Harrison





    Raymond Harrison


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 0

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 1

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 22

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lester Herison in household of George Herison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lester Harrison in entry for Dorothy E Harrison, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Lester Harrison in entry for Harrison, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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