William Michael Galle

3 April 1888–29 May 1960 (Age 72)
Prairie Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of William Michael

When William Michael Galle was born on 3 April 1888, in Prairie Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States, his father, William Galle, was 31 and his mother, Caroline Wettenman, was 30. He married Caroline Phoebe Becker on 20 January 1920, in Grove City, Jackson Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Pleasant Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States for about 30 years. He died on 29 May 1960, in Prairie Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

William Michael Galle
1888–1960
Caroline Phoebe Becker
1899–1953
Marriage: 20 January 1920
Alfred William Galle
1923–1923
Dorothy Galle
1924–1924
Elnora Margurite Galle
1928–1993

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 January 1920Grove City, Jackson Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 2
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1890 · Woman's Suffrage
    Age 2
    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 19
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    French:1. ( Gallé ) nickname for a cheerful lively person, from a diminutive of Old French gail ‘pleasant’, ‘merry’. 2. Breton: variant of Gall 1. 3. German: variant of Gall , or nickname for an evil person, from Middle High German galle ‘bile’, ‘bitterness’, ‘falsehood’. 4. Danish and Swedish: perhaps from an old byname Galle, believed to derive from Old Danish and Old Swedish galle ‘fault’, ‘defect’. 5. Slovenian: Germanized spelling of Gale 5.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Gall
    Gall
    Gale
    Gallet
    Galli
    Gally

    Sources (9)

    • William M Galle, "United States Census, 1940"
    • William M Galle in household of William Galle, "United States Census, 1920"
    • William M Galle in household of William Galle, "United States Census, 1910"

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