Mary Earleen Gladding

1923–1997 (Age 74)
Hoopeston, Vermilion, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Earleen

When Mary Earleen Gladding was born on 17 June 1923, in Hoopeston, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, her father, Orval Henry Gladding, was 35 and her mother, Ora Christina Leininger, was 29. She married Frank Irvin Marr on 1 February 1954. She lived in Frankfort, Clinton, Indiana, United States in 1930. She died on 2 June 1997, at the age of 73.

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Mary Earleen Gladding
Frank Irvin Marr
Marriage: 1 February 1954

Spouse & Children

1 February 1954

Parents & Siblings



  • Orval Gladding


  • Mary Gladding


  • Female1923–1997Female

World Events (8)

1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 2

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

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

English: variant of Gladden .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Gladding in household of Orval Gladding, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Gladding, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Mary Earleen Gladding, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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