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Arost, Harold Frederick

Male 1920 - 2000  (80 years)


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  • Name Arost, Harold Frederick  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Born 20 Nov 1920  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Address Address:
    Harold Arost 
    Residence 1930  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11
    Died 2 Dec 2000  Orlando, Orange, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 8, 9, 10
    Obituary for Harold F. Arost (Aged 80) 6 Dec 2000  Orlando, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Occupation
    • Wholesale Citrus Broker In Orlando; Worked For Food Fair In Phila. In Citrus, Which Sent Him To FL Where He Went Out On His Own./
    Buried Palm Cemetery, Winter Park, Orange, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 10
    Person ID I17790  Our Family
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2024 

    Father Arost, Louis,   b. 16 Jul 1889, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1934, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Spector, Lenora Toby,   b. 28 Dec 1900, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1981, Orange County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1 Jan 1920  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 16, 17
    Family ID F6380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Weinberg, Helene,   b. 4 May 1923, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 2015, Orlando, Orange, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 14 Oct 1942  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 14, 16, 17
    Children 
    +1. Arost, Stuart Louis
     2. Arost, Donna Lee
    +3. Arost, Lynn
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F6668  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In World War II, ws in Army in India, delivered goods to China.
      Moved to Orlando in 1957 and started Emerald Packing Co.
      One of originators in iccing fruit trucks.
      In early 70s started SDL Corp., a citrus brokerage firm named for his children.

      Survivors are Helene Arost, his wife of 57 years; daughters, Donna, Lynn, both of Los Angeles; son, Stuart, Orlando, and brother, Ivan, New Smyrna Beach; five grandchildren.
      In World War II, ws in Army in India, delivered goods to China.
      Moved to Orlando in 1957 and started Emerald Packing Co.
      One of originators in iccing fruit trucks.
      In early 70s started SDL Corp., a citrus brokerage firm named for his children.

      Survivors are Helene Arost, his wife of 57 years; daughters, Donna, Lynn, both of Los Angeles; son, Stuart, Orlando, and brother, Ivan, New Smyrna Beach; five grandchildren.

      In World War II, ws in Army in India, delivered goods to China.
      Moved to Orlando in 1957 and started Emerald Packing Co.
      One of originators in iccing fruit trucks.
      In early 70s started SDL Corp., a citrus brokerage firm named for his children.

      Survivors are Helene Arost, his wife of 57 years; daughters, Donna, Lynn, both of Los Angeles; son, Stuart, Orlando, and brother, Ivan, New Smyrna Beach; five grandchildren.

  • Sources 
    1. [S361] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626,;), Year: 1930; Census Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2127; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 171; Image: 961.0; FHL microfilm: 2341861.
      Birth date: abt 1921 Birth place: Pennsylvania Residence date: 1930 Residence place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
      1930 United States Federal Census
      1930 United States Federal Census


    2. [S969] Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage Index, 1885-1951, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.;).

    3. [S508] Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011.Original data - Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security ;), Number: 120-05-1138; Issue State: New York; Issue Date: Before 1951.
      Birth date: 20 Nov 1920 Birth place: Death date: 2 Dec 2000 Death place: Orlando, Orange, Florida, United States of America

    4. [S715] U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.;).

    5. [S909] Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Applications, WWII, 1950, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.;).
      Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Applications, WWII, 1950
      Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Applications, WWII, 1950


    6. [S1357] Molly Arost Staub - 4/11 Import.

    7. [S195] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.;), Year: 1940; Census Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3752; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 51-2114.
      1940 United States Federal Census
      1940 United States Federal Census


    8. [S20] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.;).

    9. [S22] U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.;).

    10. [S1531] Web: Florida, Find A Grave Index, 1800-2012, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.;).

    11. [S97] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.;), The National Archives in St. Louis, Missouri; St. Louis, Missouri; Draft Registration Cards for Pennsylvania, 10/16/1940 - 03/31/1947; Record Group: 147, Records of the Selective Service System; Box: 60.
      U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947
      U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947


    12. [S98] WWII Draft Registration Card.

    13. [S98] WWII Draft Registration Card, for Hugo.

    14. [S870] Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.;).

    15. [S2969] Newspapers.com - The Orlando Sentinel - 6 Dec 2000 - Page 61, (Name: The Orlando Sentinel;), Obituary for Harold F. Arost (Aged 80) 6 Dec 2000.

    16. [S970] Philadelphia Marriage Index.

    17. [S696] Pennsylvania County Marriages.