Marie L Galbraith (1904 - 1992)

A photo of Marie L Galbraith
Add photo
Marie L Galbraith
1904 - 1992
October 8, 1904
August 19, 1992
Last Known Residence
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32216
Marie L Galbraith was born on October 8, 1904. She died on August 19, 1992 at 87 years old. We know that Marie L Galbraith had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32216.
Updated: February 6, 2019
Show & Tell Her Story
Share your memories, stories, and photos so that Marie is always remembered.
Update biobiography
What's this?

This collaborative biography is for you to show & tell Marie's life so that she is always remembered.

Marie L Galbraith
Most commonly known as
Marie L Galbraith
Full name
Other names or aliases
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32216
Last known residence
Marie Galbraith was born on
Marie Galbraith died on
Marie Galbraith was born on
Marie Galbraith died on

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Marie Galbraith?
View other bios of people named Marie Galbraith

Marie's Family Tree

Marie L Galbraith


Friends can be as close as family. Add Marie's family friends, and her friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio

There are no photos of Marie L Galbraith! Please share photos of Marie and the Galbraith family.


Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about Marie.


Share Marie's obituary or write your own to preserve her legacy.

Marie L Galbraith passed away on August 19, 1992 at 87 years of age. She was born on October 8, 1904. There is no information about Marie's surviving family. We know that Marie L Galbraith had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32216.

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Marie's lifetime.

In 1904, in the year that Marie L Galbraith was born, the World's Fair, officially known as the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, was held in St. Louis, Missouri. Attended by nearly 19.7 million people (and later the subject of a Judy Garland film), the Fair was funded by federal, state and local sources to the tune of $15 million. As the name suggests, the Fair was suggested as a way to celebrate the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. In the past, World's Fairs were a way of bringing new technology to the attention of the masses and this fair was no exception - the use of electricity (the public feared it at the time), personal cars, airplanes, and the electric streetcar were all highlighted.

In 1919, at the age of just 15 years old, Marie was alive when in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

In 1928, Marie was 24 years old when aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1945, at the age of 41 years old, Marie was alive when on January 20th, Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworn in to his fourth term as President of the United States. He died 82 days into his term and his new Vice-President, Harry Truman, became President.

In 1992, in the year of Marie L Galbraith's passing, in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

Other Marie Galbraiths

Other Galbraiths

Other Bios

Created on Jun 04, 2020 by Daniel Pinna
See Success Stories
"Thank you for helping me find my family & friends again so many years after I lost them. I get the chance to remember them all this time later."

Highlights of just a few of the many successes of sharing memories on AncientFaces. From reuniting lost or 'orphan' photos with their families, seeing faces of relatives for the first time, to the many connections made with family & friends.

These special moments are why it's important we share.
Back to Top