Martin Robert Thorp Jr

1915–1955 (Age 40)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

The Life of Martin Robert

When Martin Robert Thorp Jr was born on 25 January 1915, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, his father, Martin Robert Thorp, was 25 and his mother, Grace Arvilla Walter, was 22. He died on 6 February 1955, in his hometown, at the age of 40, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Martin Robert Thorp
Grace Arvilla Walter
Martin Robert Thorp Jr
Grace Louise Thorp
Jess R Thorp

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1923 · First Presidential Radio Broadcast

Age 8

"On December 6, 1923, President Calvin Coolidge delivered the first presidential radio broadcast. It was covered by 42 stations and became known as the ""State of the Union"" address."

Age 12

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

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Thorpe .2 Scandinavian: variant of Torp .

Possible Related Names

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

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