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Harry Rhorer

Harry Mason Rhorer was born in Indiana on March 21, 1921, the son of Mae Rolfe (1887-1928; proprietor of a beauty shop) and Harry Mason Rhorer, Sr. (1872-1947, owner of a shoe store). He married Lillie May Peterson, and together they had four children (Patricia, Janice, Terry and Jeffrey); they divorced in 1970. Harry attended college for three years but dropped out, probably to enlist in the Army in 1942. He was working as a fireman on a train in 1942. He died July 29, 2006 in Grants Pass, Oregon.

Social Security Death Index.
California Divorce Index, 1966-1984.
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946.
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