He had a son but never married the mother and never acknowledged the child so unfortunatly the boy never knew his father's identity.
Residences & events:
9/12/1918 RFD#3, Mattoon, Coles Co, IL was his address at the time he registered for the draft. He verified his birth date and gave self employed farmer as his occupation. He listed his father John, same address, as his nearest relative. His physical attributes were recorded as medium height, medium build, with blue eyes and brown hair.
5/2/1930 Edgar Ave, Mattoon, Coles Co, IL. At census time he and Florence lived in the same house where they spent their lives. They were borh 32 years old, Harold was a bookkeeper for the railroad and Florence was a stenographer for the public utility company. Their property value was $4500.
He and his wife left an estate of over $500,000 to the Catholic Church of Mattoon, excluding all relatives.