Harvey Mentzer

11 April 1882–29 January 1955 (Age 72)
Mont Alto, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Harvey

When Harvey Mentzer was born on 11 April 1882, in Mont Alto, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Josiah Mentzer, was 45 and his mother, Amanda M. Hockensmith, was 31. He lived in Deptford Township, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States for about 5 years. He died on 29 January 1955, at the age of 72.

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Harvey Mentzer
1882–1955
Pearl
1886–1918

Spouse and Children

    Male1882–1955Male

    Pearl

    Female1886–1918Female

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894

Age 12

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 20

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name with the agent suffix -er, either from Mainz, earlier Mentz, derived from the medieval Latin name Mogontia (Latin Mogontiacum, probably from the Celtic personal name Mogontios), or from Menz in Brandenburg and Saxony.

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

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