Charles Glenn Marker

27 November 1918–15 May 2011 (Age 92)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Charles Glenn

When Charles Glenn Marker was born on 27 November 1918, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, James Peter Marker, was 46 and his mother, Harriet Marie Luce, was 42. He married Isobel Ronald Price on 27 June 1942, in Lake Charles, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 15 May 2011, in Langley, Island, Washington, United States, at the age of 92.

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Charles Glenn Marker
Isobel Ronald Price
Marriage: 27 June 1942

Spouse and Children

27 June 1942
Lake Charles, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

Age 5

President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 26

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a boundary ( see Mark 2). It is notable that early examples of the surname tend to occur near borders, for example on the Kent-Sussex boundary.2 English: possibly an occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle English mark(en) ‘to put a mark on’, although it is not clear what the exact nature of the work of such a ‘marker'would be.3 English: relatively late development of Mercer . There is one family in Clitheroe, Lancashire, who spelled their name Mercer or Marcer in the 16th century, but Marker in the 17th.

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

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Story Highlight

Glenn, a natural at every sport

Glenn and Isobel were members at the St. Andrews Golf Club and since they could not play golf in the winter, the Golf Club had a Curling Club that they joined. They had never curled in their lives an …

Sources (3)

  • Charles Glen Marker in household of James   P Marker, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Charles Glenn Marker, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Charles Glenn Marker, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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