William Roy Glasson

12 February 1914–26 September 1996 (Age 82)
Ironwood, Gogebic, Michigan, United States

The Life of William Roy

William Roy Glasson was born on 12 February 1914. He married Stella Elizabeth Armata on 23 January 1939, in Ironwood, Gogebic, Michigan, United States. He died on 26 September 1996, in Ironwood, Gogebic, Michigan, United States, at the age of 82.

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William Roy Glasson
Stella Elizabeth Armata
Marriage: 23 January 1939

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23 January 1939
Ironwood, Gogebic, Michigan, United States

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.

Age 3

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Cornish origin): metonymic occupational name for a glazier or glass blower.2 Scottish: reduced form of McGlasson .3 French and Swiss French: from a diminutive of glace ‘ice’, hence a nickname for a cold person.

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

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  • William Roy Glasson, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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