Lola Electa Douglass

22 February 1870–
Paw Paw, Van Buren, Michigan, United States

The Life of Lola Electa

When Lola Electa Douglass was born on 22 February 1870, in Paw Paw, Van Buren, Michigan, United States, her father, Edwin Newell Douglass, was 25 and her mother, Cylinda Drake, was 25. She married Robert Franklin Glidden about 1935, in Elkhart, Indiana, United States. She lived in Paw Paw Township, Van Buren, Michigan, United States in 1870 and Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States for about 10 years.

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Robert Franklin Glidden
Lola Electa Douglass
Marriage: about 1935

Spouse and Children

about 1935
Elkhart, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 9

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Douglas .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lola E Douglas in household of Lula A Reid, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lola E Douglas in household of Lewis N Tussing, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lola E Douglas in household of Oscar C Becker, "United States Census, 1900"

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