Virginia Ione Flewelling

Female17 September 1925–27 November 2000

Brief Life History of Virginia Ione

When Virginia Ione Flewelling was born on 17 September 1925, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, her father, Edward James Flewelling, was 31 and her mother, Mildred Lucile Shambaugh, was 26. She married LeRoy Lester Glidden on 16 August 1947, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. She lived in Ferndale, Ferndale, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 27 November 2000, in West Bloomfield Township, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 75.

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LeRoy Lester Glidden
1923–2012
Virginia Ione Flewelling
1925–2000
Marriage: 16 August 1947

Sources (2)

  • Virginia Flewelling, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Virginia Ione Glidden, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 August 1947Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1927

    Age 2

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

    1928 · The Detroit Zoo

    Age 3

    "The Detroit Zoological Society was founded in 1911, but the zoo didn't officially open until August 1, 1928. At the opening ceremony, Mayor John C. Nagel was to speak to the gathered crowd. Arriving late, Nagel parked his car behind the bear dens and as he came rushing around the front. A polar bear leaped from the moat in the den and stood directly in front of Nagel. Unaware how precarious his situation was, Nagel stuck out his hand and walked toward the polar bear joking, """"He's the reception committee. The Detroit Zoo was the first zoo in America with cage-less exhibits and the first zoo to no longer keep elephants because of the harsh winters causing psychological stress on them."

    1945 · Peace in a Post War World

    Age 20

    The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

    Name Meaning

    Anglicized form of Welsh Llewellyn .

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

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