Harry Leydig (1916 - 1969)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

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

Harry Leydig Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Harry Leydig and his immediate Leydig family. Add to Harry Leydig'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 Harry.

Burial / Funeral

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

Obituary

Last Known Residence

New Florence, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

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

Professions

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

Military Service

It is unknown if Harry Leydig is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Harry's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Harry's nationality.

Religion

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

Gender

Male

Family Photos

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

Timeline

1916 - In the year that Harry Leydig was born, the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

1934 - When he was 18 years old, on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

1937 - He was 21 years old when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

1945 - By the time he was 29 years old, on August 15th, Imperial Japan announced its surrender. On September 2nd, a formal agreement of surrender was signed. Japan and nine other states signed the Japanese Instrument of Surrender in Tokyo Bay, calling for the return of all Allied prisoners of war and subordinating the authority of the emperor and the Japanese government to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. VJ (Victory in Japan) Day was celebrated in the United States on August 14th and 15th. World War II was over.

1969 - In the year of Harry Leydig's passing, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

Harry Leydig Family Tree

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

Harry's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Harry Leydig
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

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

Obituary

This obit of Harry Leydig 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.

Harry Leydig passed away in August 1969 at 53 years old. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on May 27, 1916. We are unaware of information about Harry's family. We know that Harry Leydig had been residing in New Florence, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

Memories

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

Write a comment

Other Records of Harry Leydig

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources