Person:Harold Christman (3)

Harold Shirron Christman
d.28 Sep 1982 Lawton, Oklahoma
m. 8 Oct 1905
  1. Harold Shirron Christman1907 - 1982
  2. Vernice Irene Christman1911 - 1973
m. 8 Mar 1928
  1. George Harold Christman1929 - 2007
Facts and Events
Name[1] Harold Shirron Christman
Gender Male
Birth[1] 30 Apr 1907 Carterville, Jasper County, Missouri
Marriage 8 Mar 1928 Carthage, Jasper Co., Missourito Mary Claire Beers
Death[2] 28 Sep 1982 Lawton, Oklahoma

Ruth McLain tells the story of Harold Christman moving out at an early age (14-16) and living at the YMCA. He worked and put himself through high school. He moved out due to step-father, Perry Gasperson, being mean to him. His sister Vernice was sent to Amarillo to live with aunt.

1930 Census of Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri, ED #42, p. 36 Christman, Harold S. head rents $20 radio 22 MO MO MO Laborer

                  Claire         wife                                        23   OK   IL     KS
                 George H.   son            6/12 MO   MO   OK

Womack, Louvenia grandmother 69 TN TN AL

April 1, 1945 Joplin Globe Mr. and Mrs. Orville Knight, 519 East Thirteenth street, were surprised Monday night at their home when a group of friends assembled there for a dinner in honor of their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. the guests had prepared a bountiful dinner. The evening was spent in games and visiting. Others present were Mrs. Mildred Green, Miss Lula Marie Knight, Captain and Mrs. Jack Hopkins and daughter, sonja, Mr. and Mrs. Claud Adair, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Heisten, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Christman, Alvena Christman and George Christman.

April 25, 1946, Thursday, Joplin Globe Mrs. W.L. Davis, Mrs. George Elliott, Mrs. Ruth Waggoner, Mrs. Minnie Groves, Mrs. J.B. Johnson, Mrs. F. Pingree, Mrs. Dwayne Grey, Mrs. Harold Christman, Mrs. Earl Powell, Mrs. O. Knight, Mrs. O. Pieffer and Mrs. W.H. Robertson were visitors to Pittsburg Tuesday.

April 2, 1947, Wednesday, Joplin Globe Unofficial Returns For councilman, Fourth ward: (long term) Ray Carter (r) 312, Harold Christman (d) 200; (short term) Earl Walker (r) 322, G.F. Wood (d) 189.

October 5, 1947, Sunday, Joplin Globe

  Mr. and Mrs. Harold Christman, 1044 James street, entertained at 1 o'clock diner Sunday, September honoring their son, George, and Miss Marjorie Owen.  The birthday of Miss Owen and George Christman was Sunday.  Mrs. Christman was assited by her daughter, Alverna.  Others present were Robert Duvall, Shaffer Gross, Priscilla Gross and Miss Jean Owen, the latter of Springfield and a sister of Miss Marjorie Owen, education director at the First Methodist church.  During the afternoon the group made final arrangements for the young people's meeting that night at the First Methodist church.

October 27, 1950, Friday, Joplin Globe Demo Women To Hold Luncheon at Carthage Carthage, Mo., Oct. 26. -- The Women's Democratic Club will be hostess at a luncheon at democratic headquarters, 331 South Maple street, Saturday for all committeemen and committeewomen of the Eastern district of Joasper county.

  Following the luncheon, a school of instructions on election procedure to be used in all voting precincts will be held.
  Mrs. Harold christman, Eastern district secretary, has announce that the polling of all precincts is virtually completed and the poll books are now being compiled.

December 30, 1955, Friday, Joplin Globe Mr. and Mrs. Harold Christman and son, of Amarillo, Tex., are visiting her uncle, E.E. Dobernz, 513 North McGregor street, and other relatives in the district.

  1. 1.0 1.1 Christman Family Bible.
  2. Death Certificate.