Harvey W Graham

23 December 1898–19 September 1985 (Age 86)
Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States

The Life of Harvey W

When Harvey W Graham was born on 23 December 1898, in Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States, his father, William G Graham, was 31 and his mother, Elsie Bell Disbrow, was 20. He married Dorothy Dole on 4 May 1925, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. He lived in Detroit Ward 12, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 19 September 1985, in Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States.

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Harvey W Graham
Dorothy Dole
Marriage: 4 May 1925

Spouse and Children


    Dorothy Dole


4 May 1925
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William G Graham


    Elsie Bell Disbrow




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 5

"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."
1921 · The Detroit Historical Society

Age 23

Since its founding, the Detroit Historical Society has been dedicated to ensuring that the history of Detroit and its surrounding region is preserved. This is to help current and future generations better understand the people, places, and events that helped shape the lives of those who build up the city of Detroit.

Name Meaning

Gaelic: From the Gaelic words "gruama," meaning surly, stern, morose, dark, gloomy; "gruamach," meaning surly, stern, frowning, grim; or "gruaimean," meaning a surly man, a man with a frowning visage

Sources (3)

  • Harvey W Graham in household of Pearl S Eggleston, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harvey Graham in household of Ella Zuckerman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harvey Graham in household of William Graham, "United States Census, 1900"

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