Gilbert Oscar Trudeau

21 April 1893–28 March 1958 (Age 64)
Austin Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States

The Life of Gilbert Oscar

When Gilbert Oscar Trudeau was born on 21 April 1893, in Austin Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States, his father, Joseph Trudeau, was 37 and his mother, Louise Peters, was 37. He married Lydia E. Schafer on 21 April 1917, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. He lived in Huntington Beach, Orange, California, United States in 1930 and Santa Ana Judicial Township, Orange, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. In 1930, at the age of 37, his occupation is listed as barber in Huntington Beach, Orange, California, United States. He died on 28 March 1958, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States.

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Gilbert Oscar Trudeau
Lydia E. Schafer
Marriage: 21 April 1917

Spouse and Children

21 April 1917
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Louise Peters





    Frank Trudeau


    Anna J. Trudeau


    Malinda Trudeau


    Roy Trudeau


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 4

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of the personal name Thouroude or perhaps Gertrude.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gilbert Trudeau, „Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919“
  • Gilbert O Trudeau, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gilbert Trudeau, "United States Census, 1930"

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