Wendel Anthony Gillen

1892–1960 (Age 68)
Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Wendel Anthony

When Wendel Anthony Gillen was born in 1892, in Indiana, United States, his father, Wendel Gillen, was 33 and his mother, Catherine Bischoff, was 27. He married Pauline Bader in 1910. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Saskatchewan, Canada in 1906 and South Battleford, Battle River No. 438, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1926. He died in 1960, in Handel, Grandview No. 349, Saskatchewan, Canada, at the age of 68, and was buried in Handel, Grandview No. 349, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Wendel Anthony Gillen
Pauline Bader
Marriage: 1910
William Gillen
Helen Catherine Gillen
Lewis Gillen
Agnes Gillen
Rosalie Gillen
Agnes Mary Gillen
Paul William Gillen
Joseph Donald Gillen
Ferdinand "Fred" Gillen
James Gillen

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
    Age 14
    The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
    1910 · The BSA is Made
    Age 18
    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Sligo and Antrim): variant of Gillan or a shortened form of McGillen .German: variant of Gilbert . See also Gille 2.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Wendel Gillen, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
    • Wendel Tillen, "Canada Census, 1916"
    • Wendel Gillon in entry for William Gillon, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

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