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TRAPNELL, Philip Bruce Scott

TRAPNELL, Philip Bruce Scott[1]

Male 1940 - 1992  (52 years)

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  • Name TRAPNELL, Philip Bruce Scott 
    Born 6 Mar 1940  Baltimore, MD, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Obituary From Baltimore Sun, 3 Jun 1992

    Philip B.S. Trapnell

    June 22, 1992

    Services for Philip Bruce Scott Trapnell, a civil engineer at the Army's Aberdeen Proving Ground, will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Church of the Nativity, Cedarcroft and York roads, Towson.

    Mr. Trapnell, who was 52, took his own life Thursday at his home in Stoneleigh after a long illness.

    For the past 11 years, Mr. Trapnell had worked as a civilian employee in the U.S. Army Material Systems Analysis Agency at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Earlier, he worked in the Navy as a systems analyst in China Lake, Calif.

    Mr. Trapnell was born and raised in Baltimore. He graduated from Baltimore's Polytechnic Institute in 1957 and from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1962. He earned his master's degree from Auburn University in 1970.

    From 1962 to 1965, Mr. Trapnell served in the Army as an officer in the Corps of Engineers and left with the rank of first lieutenant.

    He is survived by his wife of 20 years, the former Hildegard Maria Torchalla; a son and daughter, Scott Trapnell Jr. and Audrey Katherine Trapnell, both of Baltimore; a brother, Franklin Waters Trapnell Jr. of Manassas, Va.; a sister, Dorset Waters Trapnell Farmer of Winterville, Ga.; two nieces; and one nephew.

    The family suggested donations to the Church of the Nativity, 419 Cedarcroft Road, Baltimore 21212, where Mr. Trapnell was a lifelong member.  [3
    Died 18 Jun 1992  Baltimore, MD, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Graduate of Naval Academy. Mathematician. [2]
    Person ID I1070  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2012 

    Father TRAPNELL, Franklin Waters,   b. 13 Aug 1907, Charles Town, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1971, Cavello Cliff, Somerset, Bermuda Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother SMITH, Emily Katherine Willson Rieman,   b. 19 Dec 1907, Towson, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1972, Baltimore, MD, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 26 Feb 1932  Baltimore, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Marriage Ending Divorce 
    Family ID F2175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family TORCHALLA, Hildegard Maria 
    Children 
     1. TRAPNELL, Philip Bruce Scott Jr.
     2. TRAPNELL, Audrey Katherine
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Mar 1940 - Baltimore, MD, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jun 1992 - Baltimore, MD, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S72] Joseph Trapnell Descendants, Frederica Holmes Trapnell, (1964).

    2. [S305] Sally Trapnell Warthen Tree.

    3. [S445] Philip B.S. Trapnell Obit.

    4. [S122] Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007), Online publication - Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006.Original data - Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.




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