George Gilmon Mortimore

18 January 1893–6 May 1953 (Age 60)
Lander, Sweetwater, Wyoming Territory, United States

The Life of George Gilmon

When George Gilmon Mortimore was born on 18 January 1893, in Lander, Sweetwater, Wyoming Territory, United States, his father, Charles Wesley Mortimore, was 27 and his mother, Laura Ames Robinson, was 24. He married Susan Martha Riddle on 21 May 1913, in Whatcom, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Deming, Whatcom, Washington, United States for about 4 years and Port Angeles Election Precinct 4, Clallam, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 6 May 1953, in Port Angeles, Clallam, Washington, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Port Angeles, Clallam, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Gilmon Mortimore
Susan Martha Riddle
Marriage: 21 May 1913
Laura Mortimore
Melvin Mortimore
Lee Charles Mortimore

Spouse and Children

21 May 1913
Whatcom, Washington, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Lester Claude Mortimore


    Clarence Raymond Mortimore



    Oscar Franklin Mortimore


    Elbert Lee Mortimore


+1 More Child

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 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 4

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 16

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): variant of Mortimer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mortimor Bigham in household of Elmer Bigham, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Mortimer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Mortimore, "United States Census, 1940"

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