1917–1973 (Age 56)
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Reta

When Reta FOWLER was born about 1917, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Herbert Lesley FOWLER, was 42 and her mother, Alice Maud Trimm, was 40. She died on 16 July 1973, in her hometown, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line


Spouse & Children

  • Female1917–1973Female

  • Thomas MORLEY


Parents & Siblings

  • John Herbert Lesley FOWLER


  • Female1877–1967Female



  • Thomas George Leslie Fowler


  • Charles Alfred Victor Fowler


  • Roy Arthur FOWLER


  • Female1917–1973Female

World Events (4)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 17

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 26

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 38

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a bird-catcher (a common medieval occupation), Middle English fogelere, foulere(Old English fugelere, a derivative of fugol ‘bird’).

Possible Related Names

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

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