George Turnbaugh

1893–
Plainfield, West Pennsboro Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George

George Turnbaugh was born in 1893, in Plainfield, West Pennsboro Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George Turnbaugh
1893–
Minnie Florence Comp
1897–1956

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World Events (3)

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 12

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. 

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Dürnbach ( see Durnbaugh and Turnbow ).

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

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