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Harry Karl Biography

Mahammad Arsad shekh Sat Feb, 2017
Harry Karl

Facts of Harry Karl

Date of Birth: 1914 , March-9
Date of Death: 1982 , August-7
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of Harry Karl

1914 Born in New York, USA
1982 Death in Los Angeles, California
1952 Owner of Karl's Shoe Stores
1937 Married to Ruth Lumb
1947 Married to Marie McDonald
1959 Married to Joan Perry
1959 Divorce with Joan Perry
1960 Married to Debbie Reynolds

Detail Timeline of Harry Karl

March 9 , 1914

Born in New York, USA

A famous businessperson of America, Harry Karl was born on 9th March of 1914, in New York City, New York located in the United States of America. He was also a shoe store owner and was known to have bad gambling habits since his early life.

August 7 , 1982

Death in Los Angeles, California

Unfortunately, at the age of 68, Harry Karl died because of the complication of cardiac surgery in Los Angeles California, on 7 August 1982 and buried at Forest Lawn Memorial park. Although he had four ex-wives and four children, no one was with him when he was dying.

1952

Owner of Karl's Shoe Stores

Harry Karl was a businessman and had his own shoe store. In 1959, Karl's Shoe Stores, which he took over in 1952, was the nation's largest privately held retail shoe chain. He later retired from his shoe store because of his bad gambling habits.

May 22 , 1937

Married to Ruth Lumb

Harry Karl had got married for five times in his whole life. He first got married to his first wife Ruth Lumb on 22nd May of 1937. They were dating each other for several months before getting married. But later Karl gave divorce to Ruth Lumb.

September 19 , 1947

Married to Marie McDonald

After the divorce with Ruth, Karl again got married to her second wife Marie McDonald on 19 September of 1947. But due to some personal reasons, the couple divorced. And again they got married for the second time on 14 June 1955. They again divorced each other after living together for about three years.

September 1 , 1959

Married to Joan Perry

After one year of the divorce with Marie McDonald, Harry Karl again got married for the fourth time to Joan Perry on 1st September of 1959. They were dating each other for several months before getting married and then decided to be together.

November 6 , 1959

Divorce with Joan Perry

From the starting of their married life, their relationship started to turn into bad and thus the couple decided to be separate with each other. They had a very short marriage life of about 36 days and then Karl divorced with Joan on 6 November 1959.

November 25 , 1960

Married to Debbie Reynolds

After one year of the divorce with Joan, Harry Karl again got married to her last wife Debbie Reynolds on 25th November 1960. They were dating each other for several months before getting married. After living together for about 13 years, Karl again divorced with Debbie.

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Harry Karl was a businessman and had his own shoe store. In 1959, Karl's Shoe Stores, which he took over in 1952, was the nation's largest privately held retail shoe chain. In his whole life, Harry Karl had got married for five times in total. Karl first married to his first wife Ruth Lamb in 1960 after her divorce from Eddie Fisher. Their marriage ended 13 years later, then again Karl was married twice between 1947 and 1958 to Marie McDonald. And after the divorce with McDonald, he again got married to Joan Cohn, a widow of Harry Cohn. Then again after living together for about just two months, he divorced Joan and then got married to her last wife Debbie Reynolds with whom he later divorced again.

Unfortunately, at the age of 68, Harry Karl died because of the complication of cardiac surgery in Los Angeles California, on 7 August 1982 and buried at Forest Lawn Memorial park. He had a child with Ruth, three children with McDonald, but on the death day of Karl, no one was with him.