Stephen Thorp

1927–2002 (Age 74)
Austin, Texas, United States

The Life of Stephen

When Stephen Thorp was born on 24 September 1927, in Austin, Texas, United States, his father, Ellis Boone Thorpe, was 34 and his mother, Beulah Bell Woods, was 27. He lived in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died in 2002, in Austin, Texas, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Ellis Boone Thorpe
Beulah Bell Woods
Ellis Hubert Thorp
Stephen Thorp

Parents & Siblings

  • Ellis Boone Thorpe


  • Beulah Bell Woods




World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 2

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 20

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Thorpe .2 Scandinavian: variant of Torp .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Steve Thorp in household of S J Wood, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Steve W Thorpe in household of Steve J Wood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thorp, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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