Harold Kapfer (1912 - 1961)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Harold Kapfer’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Harold so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Harold’s biography.

Harold Kapfer Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Harold Kapfer and his immediate Kapfer family. Add to Harold Kapfer's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Harold.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Harold Kapfer? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Did Harold move a lot? Did he emigrate from another country? Add Harold's last known location.

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Harold finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Harold attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Harold did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Harold Kapfer is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Harold's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Harold's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Harold a religious man? Add Harold’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Harold during various points of his life.

Timeline

1912 - In the year that Harold Kapfer was born, the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

1928 - Harold was 16 years old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

1938 - At the age of 26 years old, Harold was alive when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

1953 - Harold was 41 years old when actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

1961 - In the year of Harold Kapfer's passing, on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

Harold Kapfer Family Tree

Who was Harold’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Harold’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Harold's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Harold Kapfer
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Harold's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Harold Kapfer is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Harold Kapfer passed away in November 1961 at 49 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. He was born on February 13, 1912. There is no information about Harold's immediate family.

Memories

What do you remember about Harold Kapfer? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Harold is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Harold Kapfer

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources