Jack Martin Rowden

1924–2001 (Age 77)
Port Hope, Hope, Durham, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Jack Martin

When Jack Martin Rowden was born in 1924, in Port Hope, Hope, Durham, Ontario, Canada, his father, Clarence Percival Rowden, was 39 and his mother, Ellen May Hardcastle Martin, was 42. He died in 2001, in his hometown, at the age of 77.

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Jack Martin Rowden
Ruth Margaret Lewis

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World Events (6)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born
Age 10
Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election
Age 19
George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike
Age 31
From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place near Hereford, so named from Old English rūh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’ + dūn ‘hill’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Jack Martin Rowden - Individual or family possessions: birth: 1924; Port Hope, Ontario, Canada

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