Glenn Earl Trowbridge

1913–1982 (Age 69)
Huntington, Wayne, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Glenn Earl

When Glenn Earl Trowbridge was born on 3 August 1913, in Huntington, Wayne, West Virginia, United States, his father, Henry Calvin Trowbridge, was 35 and his mother, Indiana Frances "Fannie" Rutherford, was 37. He had at least 2 daughters with Julia Rose Gatens. He lived in Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Jefferson Magisterial District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 28 November 1982, in St. Albans, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in West Virginia, United States.

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Glenn Earl Trowbridge
Julia Rose Gatens
Elizabeth Anne Trowbridge
Mary Eileen Trowbridge

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 4

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 19

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Trowbridge in Wiltshire, named from Old English trēow ‘tree’ + brycg ‘bridge’; the name probably referred to a felled trunk serving as a rough-and-ready bridge.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Glen Trowbridge in household of Henry C Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Glenn E Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Glenn E Trowbridge in entry for Anne Trowbridge Reid, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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