Thomas William O'Trimble

24 January 1914–9 January 1971 (Age 56)
Nortonville, Jefferson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Thomas William

When Thomas William O'Trimble was born on 24 January 1914, his father, Paul Herrmann Otremba or O'Trimble, was 38 and his mother, Bertha M Merritt, was 24. He married Verna Mae Bracken on 3 February 1935. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 9 January 1971, at the age of 56, and was buried in Nortonville, Jefferson, Kansas, United States.

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Thomas William O'Trimble
Verna Mae Bracken
Marriage: 3 February 1935
Vernon O'Trimble

Spouse and Children

3 February 1935


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 13

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

Age 17

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Trumble , recorded in northern Ireland since the 17th century.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Thomas Otrimble in household of Paul H Otrimble, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas William O'Trimble, "Find A Grave Index"

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