Glenn Harold Trowbridge

1900–1962 (Age 61)
La Grange, Monroe, Wisconsin

The Life of Glenn Harold

When Glenn Harold Trowbridge was born on 11 August 1900, his father, George Burton Trowbridge, was 32 and his mother, Ida Bell Grovesteen, was 35. He married Elizabeth "Lizzy" Pendergrast in 1933. He lived in Wyeville, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States in 1930 and Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died on 16 July 1962, at the age of 61.

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Glenn Harold Trowbridge
Elizabeth "Lizzy" Pendergrast
Marriage: 1933

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 7

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Age 17

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Trowbridge in Wiltshire, named from Old English trēow ‘tree’ + brycg ‘bridge’; the name probably referred to a felled trunk serving as a rough-and-ready bridge.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Glen Trowbridge in household of Bert Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Glen H Trowbridge in household of Bert G Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Glen H Trowbridge in household of Bert G Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1930"

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