William Henry Trego

1913–1982 (Age 69)
Forest Park, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Trego was born on 17 January 1913, in Forest Park, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Walter Trego, was 29 and his mother, Edith Pauline Haase, was 23. He died on 21 December 1982, in Las Cruces, Doña Ana, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 69.

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William Henry Trego
1913–1982
Martha Jane Layton
1924–2002

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.
1923 · Oil is Discovered on the Navajo Reservation

Age 10

Oil was discovered on the Navajo Reservation in the 1920's. The Navajos did not want to lease any of the land towards the exploration for oil and gas. They were soon made a deal that they would be hired for all unskilled work if they would lease the land and, reluctantly, they gave in. Albert Fall, a Senator from New Mexico and was extremely hostile towards Indian rights.
1932

Age 19

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): probably an altered form of an unidentified Cornish name.

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

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