Leonard Hemberger (1897 - 1985)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

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

Leonard Hemberger Biography & Family History

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

Burial / Funeral

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

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

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

Professions

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

Military Service

It is unknown if Leonard Hemberger is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Leonard's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Leonard's nationality.

Religion

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

Gender

Male

Family Photos

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

Timeline

1897 - In the year that Leonard Hemberger was born, on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

1924 - He was 27 years old when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

1946 - Leonard was 49 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

1949 - He was 52 years old when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

1985 - In the year of Leonard Hemberger's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

Leonard Hemberger Family Tree

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

Leonard's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Leonard Hemberger
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

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

Obituary

This obit of Leonard Hemberger 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.

Leonard Hemberger passed away in July 1985 at 87 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Leonard. He was born on December 20, 1897. We have no information about Leonard's immediate family. We know that Leonard Hemberger had been residing in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

Memories

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

Write a comment

Other Records of Leonard Hemberger

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Other Leonard Hembergers

Sources