Wayne Merle Snodgrass

Male4 February 1900–16 December 1962

Brief Life History of Wayne Merle

When Wayne Merle Snodgrass was born on 4 February 1900, in Nebraska, United States, his father, Thomas Eldrege Snodgrass, was 47 and his mother, Emma Frances Starr, was 38. He lived in Rock Creek Township, Otoe, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years and Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States for about 10 years. He died on 16 December 1962, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 62.

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  • Wayne M Snodgrass, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wayne Snodgrass, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Wayne Merle Snodgrass, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

1901 · City Hall Built

Age 1

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.


Age 17

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire): habitational name from the lands of Snodgrasse in Irvine (Ayrshire), whose name is unexplained.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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