Ellen Louise Short

10 December 1929–27 July 1996 (Age 66)
Jackson, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ellen Louise

When Ellen Louise Short was born on 10 December 1929, in Jackson, Missouri, United States, her father, Elger James Short, was 30 and her mother, Amelia Margaret Schroeder, was 23. She lived in Blue Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 July 1996, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.

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Elger James Short
Amelia Margaret Schroeder
Ellen Louise Short

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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 2

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 18

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: nickname from Middle English schort ‘short’.2 Scottish and northern Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Gheairr, Mac an Ghirr‘son of the short man’ ( see McGirr ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ellen Short in household of Elgar Short, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ellen L Short in household of Elgar J Short, "United States Census, 1930"

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