Eugene Scott Thorp

1929–2006 (Age 76)
Council, Adams, Idaho, United States

The Life of Eugene Scott

When Eugene Scott Thorp was born on 9 September 1929, in Council, Adams, Idaho, United States, his father, William Scott Thorp, was 29 and his mother, Carrie or Cary Rebecca Oling, was 23. He lived in Council Election Precinct, Adams, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 6 February 2006, in Lakewood, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Lakewood, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Eugene Scott Thorp
Rose Richard/Thorp

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1899–1966Male

  • Carrie or Cary Rebecca Oling




  • James M Thorp


  • Albert W Thorp


  • Male1929–2006Male

World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 11

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.

Age 21

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

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 (1)

  • Eugene A Thorp in household of William S Thorp, "United States Census, 1940"

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