Orien Paul Trewartha

19 October 1893–20 January 1971 (Age 77)
Cottonwood Township, Clark, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Orien Paul

When Orien Paul Trewartha was born on 19 October 1893, in Cottonwood Township, Clark, South Dakota, United States, his father, James Trewartha, was 48 and his mother, Alma Ann Bennett, was 31. He lived in Blaine Township, Clark, South Dakota, United States in 1900 and La Roche Township, Charles Mix, South Dakota, United States in 1935. He died on 20 January 1971, in Brule, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Bijou Hills, Brule, South Dakota, United States.

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James Trewartha
Alma Ann Bennett
William J Trewartha
Marion A Trewartha
Orien Paul Trewartha
Bernice L Trewartha

Parents and Siblings



    William J Trewartha


    Marion A Trewartha



    Bernice L Trewartha


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 20

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Orien Trewartha in household of James Trewartha, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Orien Treworth, "South Dakota State Census, 1935"
  • Orien Trewarthy, "South Dakota State Census, 1915"

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