Glenn Lee Straley

8 April 1904–29 November 1953 (Age 49)
Statesville, Iredell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Glenn Lee

When Glenn Lee Straley was born on 8 April 1904, in Statesville, Iredell, North Carolina, United States, his father, Franklin Pierce Straley, was 28 and his mother, Viola Susan Decker, was 23. He married Marion E Staley on 15 February 1926, in Westminster, Carroll, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Fairview Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Lurgan Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 29 November 1953, in Lemoyne, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, at the age of 49, and was buried in Fairview Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Glenn Lee Straley
Marion E Staley
Marriage: 15 February 1926
Jeanne Lee Straley
Elsa Louise Straley

Spouse and Children


    Marion E Staley


15 February 1926
Westminster, Carroll, Maryland, United States


    Jeanne Lee Straley


    Elsa Louise Straley




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World Events (8)

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 1

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 14

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Strahle, a variant of Strahl , or of Strehle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Glenn L Straley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Glen L Straley in household of Frank P Straley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Glenn L Straley in household of Frank P Straley, "United States Census, 1920"

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