Harry Klees

Harry Willis Klees (1925 - 2012)

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Dr. Harry Willis "Doc" Klees
Born in Pennsylvania, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of [private wife (1920s - unknown)]
[children unknown]
Died in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Mar 2015
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Biography

Harry was born in 1925 and passed away at age 86 in 2012.

Education: He graduated from Williamsport High School in 1943 and was the 1st college graduate in his family. After WWII, he attended Dickenson Seminary (now Lycoming College) studying pre-med and went on to graduate in 1951 from National College of Chiropractics in Chicago.

Military service: He enlisted in the Navy and served in WWII for over 2 ½ years as a radioman gunner on carrier-based dive bombers in the Task Force 58 Fleet during the Iwo Jima and Okinawa conflicts

Occupation: Chiropractor in Milton, PA where he retired in 1995 after serving his patients for 44 years.

He married Mary Elizabeth "Lib" Calkins in 1947 at Messiah Lutheran Church in South Williamsport, PA. They had one son and two daughters. They had been married for 65 years when he passed away.

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Sources

  • Harry's Obituary: Williamsport Sun-Gazette newspaper, published August 18, 2012
  • 60th Wedding Anniversary: article in the Sunbury Daily Item newspaper; Dec. 21, 2007
  • "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHCN-3HR : accessed 13 March 2015), Harry W Klees in household of Timothy T Klees, South Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0051, sheet 10A, family 233, line 08, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 2075; FHL microfilm 2,341,809.
  • "United States Public Records, 1970-2009," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KRD8-J1B : accessed 13 March 2015), Harry W Dr Klees, Residence, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States; a third party aggregator of publicly available information.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQN9-D78 : accessed 24 October 2016), Harry Kleef in household of Timothy Kleef, Ward 6, Williamsport, Williamsport City, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 41-76, sheet 6A, family 111, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3567.
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHYH-NLF : accessed 13 March 2015), HARRY W KLEES, 09 Aug 2012; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).


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Harry W. Klees - 1943
Harry W. Klees - 1943

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