Harold Turner MacGuffin

9 August 1905–20 May 1995 (Age 89)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Harold Turner

When Harold Turner MacGuffin was born on 9 August 1905, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Charles James MacGuffin, was 29 and his mother, Laura A. Turner, was 24. He married Charlotte Gertrude Gohlke on 17 July 1937, in North Castle, Westchester, New York, United States. He lived in Saint Petersburg, Russia in 1995. He died on 20 May 1995, in Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Seminole, Pinellas, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harold Turner MacGuffin
Charlotte Gertrude Gohlke
Marriage: 17 July 1937

Spouse and Children

17 July 1937
North Castle, Westchester, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Charles James MacGuffin





World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 9

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Irish: older Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Dhuibhfinn ( see McGiffin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harold Macguffin in household of Charles Macguffin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harold F Mac Guffin in household of Charles J Mac Guffin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harold T Macguffin, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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