Howard John LaBrenz

18 January 1919–22 August 1964 (Age 45)
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life of Howard John

When Howard John LaBrenz was born on 18 January 1919, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, his father, Albert Richard LaBrenz, was 23 and his mother, Clara Florence Prawat, was 23. He died on 22 August 1964, in Andrews Air Force Base, Prince George's, Maryland, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Howard John LaBrenz
Elva Dean Dawson

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1923 · First Presidential Radio Broadcast

Age 4

"On December 6, 1923, President Calvin Coolidge delivered the first presidential radio broadcast. It was covered by 42 stations and became known as the ""State of the Union"" address."

Age 13

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

German: variant of the personal name Laurenz ( see Lawrence ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Howard John Labrenz, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Howard De Young in household of Albert La Brenz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Howard J Labranz in household of Albert R Labranz, "United States Census, 1940"

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