Glenn Sylvester Trowbridge

1903–1943 (Age 40)
Chesterville, Morrow, Ohio, United States

The Life of Glenn Sylvester

When Glenn Sylvester Trowbridge was born on 23 May 1903, in Chesterville, Morrow, Ohio, United States, his father, Eliphalet Augustus Trowbridge, was 41 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Stilley, was 34. He lived in Chester Township, Morrow, Ohio, United States in 1910. He died on 29 December 1943, in Fredericktown, Knox, Ohio, United States, at the age of 40.

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Glenn Sylvester Trowbridge
Josephine Lake

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Eliphalet Augustus Trowbridge


  • Mary Elizabeth Stilley




World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 3

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 13

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Trowbridge in Wiltshire, named from Old English trēow ‘tree’ + brycg ‘bridge’; the name probably referred to a felled trunk serving as a rough-and-ready bridge.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Glen S Trowbridge in household of Eliphalet A Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1910"

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