Harold McLernon

born: 18 July 1892
Eaton, Weld County, Colorado,
United States of America
died: 07 September 1947
Los Angeles County, California,
United States of America
(suicide by gunshot, age 55)

American actor who worked mostly as an editor. He died from a self-inflicted gunshot to the head.
His 1913 RR employment application lists him as 5'8" tall; but his 1942 WWII Draft lists him three inches shorter.
Real name: Harold George McLernon
Height: 5'8"
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.


It's A Wild Life

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Acknowledgements & sources:
The Harold Lloyd Encyclopedia by Annette D'Agostino Lloyd (book)
https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/4856665/person/-1450754106/facts (Vicki_Cheesman Family Tree)
https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/150625476/person/120243031304/facts (mteraoka888 Family Tree)
(1913 July Seattle, WA: Height 5'8": job application for clerk: Northern Pacific RR: worked to May 1915)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZVN-TG3 (1917 June LA: WWI Draft: born Eaton, CO: actor for Universal Studio)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GR9P-GZ4?i=434 (1917 Mar LA : first marriage: profession: "musician")
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-893H-49NY-W?i=69&cc=1804002 (1925 Jul LA: second marriage: profession: "editor--film")
https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/1002/images/004669784_01925?pId=13629588 (1942 Jul LA: Height 5'5": WWII Draft.: "deep lines in face": works Warner Bros)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGRY-Q7S8 (1947 Sep 7 LA: Death Certificate: suicide: gunshot to head at home)
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/93519432/mcl (1947 Sep 7 LA bio----grave)
Jim Jarvis (information, image + death certificate)

This page was last updated on: 25 October 2021