Odell F. Thorpe

4 February 1931–8 June 2003 (Age 72)
Edwardsville, Madison, Illinois, United States

The Life of Odell F.

When Odell F. Thorpe was born on 4 February 1931, in Edwardsville, Madison, Illinois, United States, his father, Orville W. Thorpe, was 22 and his mother, Bernice F. Bauer, was 21. He died on 8 June 2003, in Biloxi, Harrison, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Edwardsville, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Orville W. Thorpe
Bernice F. Bauer
Odell F. Thorpe

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1932 · The Miners Union

Age 1

After a contract proposal reducing wages by $1.10 a day, employees of the United Mine Workers came together and created the Progressive Miners of America in southern Illinois. After discontent arose over the 67 years of operation, the union was dissolved.

Age 19

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

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.

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

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  • Odell F. Thorpe, "Find A Grave Index"

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