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Stephen Copeland "Bus" Gladwin

Male 1903 - 1973  (70 years)


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  • Name Stephen Copeland Gladwin 
    Born 9 Nov 1903  Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    SSN 268-16-2538  [5
    Census 1910  Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Moved To 1919 (Age 16)  Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1920 (Age 17)  Tallmadge, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Religion 1921 (Age 18)  Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    History say 1922  [8
    His early profession was sculptor and he made the lions that were at the entrance steps of the Court house in Akron, Ohio. 
    Lions in front of Summit County Courthouse
    Lions in front of Summit County Courthouse
    History 1923  [7
    According to his obituary, "He helped organize the West High School swimming team in 1923. Working in the Summers at the old Crystal Pool at Summit Beach and in the Winters at the YMCA, he developed a long list of State and National swimming champions, particularly in the long distance events which were his forte. Once to prove how easy a swimmer could propel himself through the water, he towed a rowboat from Hohman's Landing to Sandy Beach, a mile-long stretch of East Reservoir - with hands tied behind his back and legs tied together. His YMCA senior swimming team won an unprecedented five straight state titles in the 1930s and three of his pupils won 28 medals in marathon events." 
    Married say 1923 (Age 20)  [7
    History 1925  [7
    He was an architect and a draftsman, having studied two years at Georgia Tech. 
    History 1942  [7
    Again, according to his obituary, "In 1942, he interrupted his coaching career to become assistant field director with the Red Cross foreign service in the Pacific theater during World War II" 
    History 1960 
    He a 32nd degree Mason with the Kenmore Temple, Meridian Sun Lodge in West Ridgefield, Ohio. 
    History say 1970 
    He was a member of the Dapper Dan Club of Akron 
    Moved To 1972 (Age 69)  Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 24 Dec 1973  Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Siblings 4 Siblings 
    Person ID I11176 
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2021 

    Father Stephen Cooper Gladwin,   b. 25 Mar 1864, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1942, Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Ada Leona Copeland,   b. 21 Jul 1867, Wolcott, Wayne County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1920, Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1887  Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage Stephen was 23 years - Ada was 20 years. (Were Married 33 years). 
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Nov 1903 - Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - 1919 - Akron, Summit County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Tallmadge, Summit County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - 1921 - Akron, Summit County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - 1972 - Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Dec 1973 - Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S186] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 20), Year: 1910; Census Place: Cleveland Ward 24, Cuyahoga, Ohio; Roll: T624_1175; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0355; FHL microfilm: 1375188.

    2. [S26] 1920 U.S. Federal Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010), Year: 1920; Census Place: Tallmadge, Summit, Ohio; Roll: T625_1441; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 287; Image: 988.

    3. [S2000] ------------- Sources Below not Reviewed -------------.

    4. [s186] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 20).
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Cleveland Ward 24, Cuyahoga, Ohio; Roll: T624_1175; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0355; FHL microfilm: 1375188

    5. [S10] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011).

    6. [S52] Florida Death Index, 1877-1998, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004).

    7. [S354] Obituary of Stephen Gladwin , (Akron, Ohio: Akron Beacon Journal, 27 December 1973).

    8. [S355] Thornton, Cyrus. Email: 2007-06-16 "Gladwins", (Email to Robert Roy from EagleEyeCyrus (at) aol.com, 16 June 2007 ).