James Louis Tromp

7 September 1940–26 April 2008 (Age 67)
Muskegon, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of James Louis

When James Louis Tromp was born on 7 September 1940, his father, Louis G Tromp, was 26 and his mother, Catherine L Pitts, was 19. He died on 26 April 2008, in Muskegon, Michigan, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States.

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Louis G Tromp
Catherine L Pitts
James Louis Tromp

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1954 · Worlds Largest Christmas Store
Age 14
Wally Bronner opened what would become the world's largest Christmas Store in 1954 as a result of successfully creating custom Christmas panels for city lampposts. Since then, the Frankenmuth store has expanded to a 27 acre landscaped lot with over 50,000 Christmas related items in his store. Bronner's attracts over two million guests per year.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space
Age 18
Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a trumpeter or a drummer.2 German: habitational name from a place so named near Braunsberg in Brandenburg.

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

Sources (5)

  • James L Tromp, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Mr James L Tromp, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • James Louis, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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