Gload Harrison Rousselo

15 February 1921–7 December 1995 (Age 74)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Gload Harrison

When Gload Harrison Rousselo was born on 15 February 1921, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, Gload Frank Rousselo, was 26 and his mother, Martha B. Olmsted, was 26. He died on 7 December 1995, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 74.

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Gload Frank Rousselo
Martha B. Olmsted
Gload Harrison Rousselo

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    Gload Frank Rousselo





World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1928 · The Detroit Zoo

Age 7

The Detroit Zoological Society was founded in 1911, but the zoo didn't officially open until August 1, 1928. At the opening ceremony, Mayor John C. Nagel was to speak to the gathered crowd. Arriving late, Nagel parked his car behind the bear dens and as he came rushing around the front. A polar bear leaped from the moat in the den and stood directly in front of Nagel. Unaware how precarious his situation was, Nagel stuck out his hand and walked toward the polar bear joking, ""He's the reception committee. The Detroit Zoo was the first zoo in America with cage-less exhibits and the first zoo to no longer keep elephants because of the harsh winters causing psychological stress on them.

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

French: variant of Roussel .

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

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