William " Bill" Troth

1896–1972 (Age 76)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William " Bill"

William " Bill" Troth was born in 1896, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. He married Maria A Artmn in 1921, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. He died about 1972, in Fort Lauderdale, Broward, Florida, United States, at the age of 76.

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William " Bill" Troth
1896–1972
Maria A Artmn
1901–1972
Marriage: 1921

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1921
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 0

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 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 2

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): nickname from Middle English trowthe, trouthe ‘good faith’, ‘loyalty’. By my troth was a common phrase emphasizing the veracity of an assertion, and the nickname may have been bestowed on someone who used it habitually or to excess.

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

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