Ernest Alonzo Larrabee

Ernest Alonzo Larrabee

Birth
Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 30 Nov 1960 (aged 76)
Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot 232
Memorial ID 143185283 · View Source
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Ernest Alonzo Larrabee, the only child of Franklin Eugene and Lizzie Mae {Simmons} Larrabee, married Marion B. Gleason, daughter of Joel C. and Emma {Bennett} Gleason of Marlborough, Middlesex, Mass., in Somerville, Mass. on 10 February 1917. They had a son, Elmer Eugene "Gene" Larrabee, who was born on 11 February 1920, in Marlborough, Mass. Elmer Eugene died in Mount Vernon, NY on 11 January 2003, leaving his wife, Christine {Rogan} Larrabee, his daughter, Rose, and his son, Paul. Gene, as he was known amongst his university colleages, was a graduate of WPI & MIT and became a professor of aeronautics & astronautics at MIT. He was known as "Mr. Propeller" of human powered flight.

Ernest was a teacher in the public schools and Marion had a millinery shop. They lived for many years in Marlborough, before moving to Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Mass. sometime in the 1930s. Ernest, like his father, became a member of the Masons.


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  • Maintained by: Lewis Clark
  • Originally Created by: James Bianco
  • Added: 28 Feb 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 143185283
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ernest Alonzo Larrabee (29 Apr 1884–30 Nov 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 143185283, citing Rocklawn Cemetery, Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Lewis Clark (contributor 47296569) .