Kenneth Salter Norwood

15 November 1912–24 May 1995 (Age 82)
Stronghurst, Henderson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Kenneth Salter

When Kenneth Salter Norwood was born on 15 November 1912, in Stronghurst, Henderson, Illinois, United States, his father, John Freeman Norwood, was 33 and his mother, Pearl Baird, was 27. He married Jessie Ruth Veech on 23 May 1936, in Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Worth Township, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 24 May 1995, in Stronghurst, Henderson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Stronghurst, Henderson, Illinois, United States.

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Kenneth Salter Norwood
Jessie Ruth Veech
Marriage: 23 May 1936
Nancy Norwood
John V Norwood

Spouse and Children

23 May 1936
Cook, Illinois, United States


    Nancy Norwood


    John V Norwood


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Age 1

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 23

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places so called, from Old English norð ‘north’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kenneth Norwood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kenneth Salter Norwood, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Kenneth Norwood in entry for Jessie Ruth Veech Norwood, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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