Svend Escal Thorp

1913–1972 (Age 58)
Enumclaw, King, Washington, United States

The Life of Svend Escal

When Svend Escal Thorp was born on 6 December 1913, in Enumclaw, King, Washington, United States, his father, Martin J. Thorp, was 33 and his mother, Karen Marie Charlotte Betty Christensen, was 38. He married Anne Natheel Morris on 12 June 1939, in City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Osceola, King, Washington, United States in 1920. He died in February 1972, in Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States, at the age of 58.

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Svend Escal Thorp
Anne Natheel Morris
Marriage: 12 June 1939
Richard Svend Thorpe
Barbara Jean Thorpe

Spouse & Children

12 June 1939
City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Martin J. Thorp


  • Karen Marie Charlotte Betty Christensen




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.
1916 · Boeing Aircraft

Age 3

The Boeing Aircraft was named and created by William Boeing. The first two planes were Bluebill and Mallard and the first flight was July 15, 1916. Boeing aircrafts made their debut during WWI. 

Age 16

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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 (3)

  • Sven Thorp in household of Charlotte Thorp, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Svend Escol Thorpe, "Alaska, Vital Records, 1816-1959"
  • Svend Escal Thorpe, "Alaska, Vital Records, 1816-1959"

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