Glenwood Ressler

Male27 August 1904–8 June 1974

Brief Life History of Glenwood

When Glenwood Ressler was born on 27 August 1904, in Columbia Township, Whitley, Indiana, United States, his father, Jesse Benton Ressler, was 35 and his mother, Pearl Delilah Ditteon, was 19. He married Margaret Millree McCoy on 23 January 1932, in Columbia City, Columbia Township, Whitley, Indiana, United States. He died on 8 June 1974, in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in South Park Cemetery, Columbia Township, Whitley, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Glenwood Ressler
1904–1974
Margaret Millree McCoy
1912–1995
Marriage: 23 January 1932

Sources (10)

  • Glenwood Ressler in household of Frank McCoy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Glenwood Ressler, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Glenwood Ressler, "Indiana, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 January 1932Columbia Township, Whitley, Indiana, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 2

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

    Age 2

    The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 19

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

    Name Meaning

    German (Bavaria): topographic name for someone living by a slope or drainage channel, from Ress 2 + -(l)er, suffix denoting an inhabitant.

    German: variant of Resler 1 ‘cobbler’.

    German and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Rössler (see Roessler ).

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

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