Howard W Harwood (1917 - 1994)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

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

Howard W Harwood Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Howard W Harwood and his immediate Harwood family. Add to Howard W Harwood'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 Howard.

Burial / Funeral

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

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

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

Professions

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

Military Service

It is unknown if Howard W Harwood is a military veteran.

Middle name

W

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Howard's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Howard's nationality.

Religion

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

Gender

Male

Family Photos

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

Timeline

1917 - In the year that Howard W Harwood was born, Russian government offices were seized and the Romanov's Winter Palace was stormed in the Russian February and October Revolutions. The February revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas and a coalition of the Parliament and workers parties taking control of the government. The October revolution resulted in Lenin and the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

1919 - By the time he was only 2 years old, the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

1937 - At the age of 20 years old, Howard was alive when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

1988 - At the age of 71 years old, Howard was alive when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

1994 - In the year of Howard W Harwood's passing, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

Howard W Harwood Family Tree

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

Howard's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Howard W Harwood
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

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

Obituary

This obit of Howard W Harwood 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.

Howard W Harwood died on January 4, 1994 at 76 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Howard. He was born on January 5, 1917. We are unaware of information about Howard's family or relationships. We know that Howard W Harwood had been residing in Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona.

Memories

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

Write a comment

Other Records of Howard W Harwood

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources