William M. Gilmour

26 February 1900–19 March 1981 (Age 81)
Buena Vista, Saginaw, Michigan, United States

The Life of William M.

When William M. Gilmour was born on 26 February 1900, in Buena Vista, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, his father, John T Gilmour, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Mackie, was 35. He married Florence Prueter on 24 September 1920, in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He died on 19 March 1981, in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan Territory, United States.

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William M. Gilmour
Florence Prueter
Marriage: 24 September 1920
Donald W Gilmour
William Gilmour
John Gilmour
Robert K Gilmour

Spouse and Children

24 September 1920
Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States


    Donald W Gilmour


    William Gilmour


    John Gilmour


    Robert K Gilmour


Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Mackie





    George Gilmour


    John Gilmour



    John Gilmour


World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 3

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant spelling of Gilmore .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Gilmour in household of John Gilmour, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Gilmour, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William M Gilmour, "United States Census, 1940"

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