Harold Switzer

Birth Name:
Harold Frederick Switzer
Birth Date:
January 16, 1925
Birth Place:
Paris, Illinois
Death Date:
April 14, 1967
Place of Death:
Glendale, California
Cause of Death:
Self-inflicted gunshot wound
Cemetery Name:
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Show Business
Harold was the brother of Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer and played a minor role in the Our Gang film shorts. He took his own life after he shot and killed a Glendale housewife over a dispute regarding a home repair he performed

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

6000 Santa Monica Blvd

Los Angeles, California, 90038


North America

Grave Location:

Garden of Memory, Lot 26, Grave 7

Grave Location Description

At the base of the two tall evergreen trees

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