George F Trowbridge

1906–1975 (Age 69)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of George F

When George F Trowbridge was born on 6 June 1906, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Isaac Walter Trowbridge, was 43 and his mother, Emily Wycoff Smith, was 31. He married Vera C. Drakert on 18 April 1936, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. He lived in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States for about 5 years and Caldwell, Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America in 1940. He died in August 1975, in Montclair Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 69.

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George F Trowbridge
Vera C. Drakert
Marriage: 18 April 1936

Spouse & Children

18 April 1936
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Isaac Walter Trowbridge


  • Emily Wycoff Smith




World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Age 5

The Standard Oil Company had reached a point of almost complete monopoly, managing over 90% of oil flows in the United States. The Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was a large, integrated association that produced, transported, refined, and marketed the product. In 1911, the Supreme Court declared that the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. As a result, it was split into 34 smaller companies.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Trowbridge in Wiltshire, named from Old English trēow ‘tree’ + brycg ‘bridge’; the name probably referred to a felled trunk serving as a rough-and-ready bridge.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • George F Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George F Trowbridge in household of Issac Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1940"

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