Glenn Harold Trowbridge

1915–2001 (Age 86)
Newport, Pend Oreille, Washington, United States

The Life of Glenn Harold

When Glenn Harold Trowbridge was born on 5 March 1915, in Newport, Pend Oreille, Washington, United States, his father, Linzy Simpson Trowbridge, was 44 and his mother, Mary Ellen Hammer, was 37. He died on 17 July 2001, in Hesperia, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Evergreen, Jefferson, Colorado, United States.

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Linzy Simpson Trowbridge
Mary Ellen Hammer
Leroy Benton Trowbridge
Valmer Arthur Trowbridge
Theodore Alva Trowbridge
Elfie Earl Trowbridge
Clarence Melford Trowbridge
Francis Burton Trowbridge
Bill Trowbridge
Glenn Harold Trowbridge
Gladys Marion Trowbridge

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1916 · Boeing Aircraft

Age 1

The Boeing Aircraft was named and created by William Boeing. The first two planes were Bluebill and Mallard and the first flight was July 15, 1916. Boeing aircrafts made their debut during WWI. 
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 25

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

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)

  • Glenn Trowbridge in household of Lindsy Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Glen H Trowbridge in household of Linzy S Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Glenn H. Trowbridge, "Find A Grave Index"

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