Harold Steinmetz (1906 - 1973)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Harold Steinmetz’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 Steinmetz Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Harold Steinmetz and his immediate Steinmetz family. Add to Harold Steinmetz'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 Steinmetz? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida

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 Steinmetz 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

1906 - In the year that Harold Steinmetz was born, English biochemist Frederick Hopkins concluded that vitamins are essential to the human body and that a lack of vitamins caused scurvy and rickets. Scurvy and rickets were both huge problems in sailors that were at sea for extended time and the addition of vitamin C, vitamin D, and calcium in their diets helped eradicate the problem.

1945 - Harold was 39 years old when on August 6th, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. On August 9th, an atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. At least 129,000 people were killed in the two bombings and they still remain the only use of atomic bombs in war. An invasion on mainland Japan had been planned but President Truman ordered the bombs dropped instead.

1958 - Harold was 52 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

1960 - By the time he was 54 years old, on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

1973 - In the year of Harold Steinmetz's passing, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

Harold Steinmetz 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 Steinmetz
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 Steinmetz 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 Steinmetz passed away in December 1973 at 67 years old. There is no listed cause of death for Harold. He was born on July 27, 1906. We have no information about Harold's immediate family. We know that Harold Steinmetz had been residing in Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Memories

What do you remember about Harold Steinmetz? 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 Steinmetz

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources