Joseph Trunk

23 October 1900–14 December 1985 (Age 85)
Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Trunk was born on 23 October 1900, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, Frank Trunk, was 26 and his mother, Anna Dorothy Panzer Beilein, was 20. He lived in District 12 Election District, Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1910 and District 14 Election District, Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1930. He died on 14 December 1985, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Frank Trunk
Anna Dorothy Panzer Beilein
Patrinila Trunk
Joseph Trunk
Crensia Trunk
John Trunk
Theresa Trunk
Anna Marie Trunk
Marie Trunk
Tresa Trunk
Leona Trunk
Margaret Elizabeth Trunk
Stephen Trunk
George Trunk

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Trunk


    Anna Dorothy Panzer Beilein




    Patrinila Trunk



    Crensia Trunk



    Theresa Trunk


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1907 · Emerson Bromo-Seltzer Tower Built

Age 7

Construction on the Emerson Bromo-Seltzer Clock Tower started in 1907 and was completed in 1911. It was the tallest building in Baltimore until 1923. Joseph Evans Sperry was the architect. The tower took 5 years to build, has 15 floors, and is 289 feet tall.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname for a heavy drinker, from Middle High German trinken ‘to drink’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name or nickname from German Trunk ‘drink’ (see 1 above).

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph J Trunk in household of Frank Trunk, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph J Trunk in household of Frank Trunk, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Trunk in household of Frank Trunk, "United States Census, 1910"

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