Harold Edward Wilson

Photo added by Marie Bonafonte

Harold Edward Wilson

  • Birth 12 Feb 1898 Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 25 Dec 1989 Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
  • Burial Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
  • Memorial ID 17154370

Harold Edward Wilson was born 12 February 1898 in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut to Edward E. Wilson and Mayme Clarabelle Sizer. He married Irene Charlotte Southwick on 9 April 1921 in Hartford. Harold was a civil engineer for the Water Company that became the Metropolitan Water District in Hartford, retiring after 44 years. He played the violin and was leader of Wilson's Jazz Orchestra. Harold recalled stories of the clubs and speakeasies that his band played in the Greater Hartford area. During the 1920's, he rode an Indian Motorcycle. Later in life, He loved to put on a suit and meet friends for a few beers at Frank's Restaurant in Hartford. Harold lived in his own apartment until he was 90 years old.

Children of Harold Wilson and Irene Southwick:

Harold Edward Wilson, 1 Jan. 1923 - 29 May 1993
Richard Griswold Wilson, 20 Aug. 1928 - 12 May 2008
Lois Clarabelle Wilson, 5 May 1931 - 27 Dec. 2007


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  • Maintained by: kewilson
  • Originally Created by: Marie Bonafonte
  • Added: 25 Dec 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17154370
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harold Edward Wilson (12 Feb 1898–25 Dec 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17154370, citing Zion Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by kewilson (contributor 46914563) .