Forrest O. Thorpe

1902–1995 (Age 93)
Ashland, Ohio, United States

The Life of Forrest O.

Forrest O. Thorpe was born on 19 April 1902, in Ashland, Ohio, United States as the son of Alva M. Thorpe and Ada M. Hawkins. He married Laurel L Landis on 22 April 1935, in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1995. He died on 12 April 1995, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Forrest O. Thorpe
1902–1995
Laurel L Landis
1915–
Marriage: 22 April 1935
Kenneth Thorpe
1937–1937

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
22 April 1935
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(1)

  • Kenneth Thorpe

    Male1937–1937Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Alva M. Thorpe

    MaleMale

  • Ada M. Hawkins

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art

Age 11

The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.
1927

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in England named with Old Norse þorp ‘hamlet’, ‘village’ or the Old English cognate þrop.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Forrest Thorpe in entry for Kenneth Thorpe, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Forrest O. Thorpe, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Forrest O Thorpe, "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007"

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