Harold Roelofs

1902–22 February 1982 (Age 80)
Prinsburg, Kandiyohi, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Harold

Harold Roelofs was born in 1902, in Prinsburg, Kandiyohi, Minnesota, United States. He died on 22 February 1982, in Milaca, Mille Lacs, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 80.

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Harold Roelofs
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World Events (3)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 0

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 4

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Roelof, a Low German form of Rudoph .

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

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