Errol Wayne Thorp

1919–1981 (Age 61)
Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States

The Life of Errol Wayne

When Errol Wayne Thorp was born on 4 December 1919, his father, Evelyn Milroy Thorpe, was 25 and his mother, Erma Agnes Luce, was 24. He lived in Lawrence, Rusk, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 September 1981, in Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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Errol Wayne Thorp
Catherine Madeline Raygor

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  • Catherine Madeline Raygor


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · First Electric Blow Dryers Invented

Age 1

The first electric blow dryers were invented by Racine Universal Motor Company and Hamilton Beach, both Wisconsin companies.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Thorpe .2 Scandinavian: variant of Torp .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Errol Thorpe in household of Evelyn M Thorpe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Errol W Thorpe in household of Evelyn M Thorpe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Errol Wayne Thorpe, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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