Glenn Donal Wallace

14 January 1892–26 August 1953 (Age 61)
Lone Rock, Juneau, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Glenn Donal

When Glenn Donal Wallace was born on 14 January 1892, in Lone Rock, Juneau, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Charles Alve Wallace, was 23 and his mother, Julia Ellen Wallace, was 32. He married Elva Mary Harer on 31 October 1924, in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States. He lived in Shawnee, Johnson, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Lone Rock, Richland, Wisconsin, United States in 1905. He died on 26 August 1953, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 61.

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Glenn Donal Wallace
Elva Mary Harer
Marriage: 31 October 1924

Spouse and Children

31 October 1924
Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Alve Wallace


    Julia Ellen Wallace




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 14

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern Irish: from Anglo-Norman French waleis ‘Welsh’ (from a Germanic cognate of Old English wealh ‘foreign’), hence an ethnic name for a Welsh speaker. In some cases this clearly denoted an incomer to Scotland from Wales or the Welsh Marches, but it may also have denoted a Welsh-speaking Scot: in western Scotland around Glasgow, the Welsh-speaking Strathclyde Britons survived well into the Middle Ages.2 Jewish: this surname has been adopted in the 19th and 20th centuries as an Americanized form of various Ashkenazic Jewish surnames, e.g. Wallach .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Glen D Wallace in household of Chas A Wallace, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Glenn D Wallace in household of Charles A Wallace, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Glenn Donal Wallace, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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