Gilman Ray Trowbridge

1907–1988 (Age 80)
Jackson, Missouri, United States

The Life of Gilman Ray

When Gilman Ray Trowbridge was born on 7 July 1907, in Jackson, Missouri, United States, his father, Carl Yaman Trowbridge, was 34 and his mother, Della C Baker, was 30. He lived in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 February 1988, in Grand Prairie, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Gilman Ray Trowbridge
Mary Maxine Reese

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Carl Yaman Trowbridge


  • Della C Baker




World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 7

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 22

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

English: habitational name from Trowbridge in Wiltshire, named from Old English trēow ‘tree’ + brycg ‘bridge’; the name probably referred to a felled trunk serving as a rough-and-ready bridge.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Gilman R Trowbridge in household of Carl Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gilman Trowbridge in household of Carl Y Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gillmar Trowbridge in household of Carl Y Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1910"

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