Ernest L Thorp

1905–1953 (Age 48)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ernest L

When Ernest L Thorp was born in 1905, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Adelbert Thorp, was 41 and his mother, Dornia B Thorpe, was 35. He lived in Athens Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Athens, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 25 March 1953, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 48.

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Adelbert Thorp
Dornia B Thorpe
Mahlon Thorp
Leo Thorp
Ardell J Thorp
Anita Rosetta Thorp
Ernest L Thorp
Charles G Thorp

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World Events (8)

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 0

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 1

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 13

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

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)

  • Ernest E Thorp in household of Adelbert Thorp, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Earnest L Thorpe in household of Adelbert Thorpe, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Earnest Thorp in household of Adelbert Thorp, "United States Census, 1910"

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