Glenn Woodward Sackett

FatherGeorge Henry Sackett (1865-1930)
MotherElla Louisa Woodward (1870-1962)
Marriage1921, Grand RapidsGDorothy N Rose4
Glenn W Sackett
(1891–1958)
(Src: Davenport-McLachlan Alumni Association, Yearbook, 1926)
Glenn Woodward Sackett, son of George Henry Sackett and Ella Louisa Woodward, was born in Manton, Wexford County, MichiganG, on 9 November 1891.1,2 He died aged 66 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, MichiganG, on 14 June 19583 and was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Grand RapidsG.5 He married in Grand RapidsG on 8 October 1921, Dorothy N Rose, daughter of David J Rose and Clara Lawrence.4 Dorothy was born in Dover, Dutchess County, New York StateG, in 1900. She died on 9 July 1968 and was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Grand RapidsG.5
     In 1900 Glenn was living at Cedar Creek, Wexford County, MichiganG, in the household of his parents George and Ella, and was recorded in the census as Glenn Sackett, aged eight and born in Michigan.6
     In 1910 he was living at Cedar CreekG in the household of his mother Ella and grandmother Annie Woodward, and was recorded as Glen Sackett, aged 18.7
     Glenn completed a World War I draft registration card on 5 June 1917. He was aged 25 and was an accountant at Leitelt Iron Works. He was living at 127 Paddock Avenue, Grand Rapids, Kent County, MichiganG, with his mother Ella.8
     In 1920 he was living at Diamond Avenue, Grand RapidsG, and was recorded as Glenn Sackett, treasurer at an iron works, head of household, aged 27. His mother Ella, 50, and Ella's mother Ann Woodward, 80, were living with him.9
     At a meeting of the Davenport-McLachlan Alumni Association in 1926, "Glenn W. Sackett was the principal speaker. He read an article on Personal Efficiency and aptly interpreted his thoughts on the topic. His able presentation of the subject was much appreciated by his listeners."10
     In 1930 he was living at Croswell Avenue, East Grand Rapids, Kent CountyG, and was recorded as Glenn W Sackett, credit manager at an iron works, head of household, aged 38. Living with him were his wife Dorotha, 29, and their daughter Marion, aged seven.11
     In 1940 he was living at Croswell Avenue, East Grand RapidsG, and was recorded as Glenn W Sackett, secretary and treasurer at an iron works, head of household, aged 48. Living with him were his wife Dorothy, 40, and their daughter Joyce, aged 18.12
     Glenn completed a World War II draft registration card on 27 April 1942. He was aged 50 and was employed at the Leitelt Iron Works. He was living at 2725 Maplewood Drive, Grand RapidsG.13
     Glenn was listed in the Grand Rapids City Directory from 1913 when he was a stockkeeper at the Leitelt Iron Works. In 1914 he was a bookkeeper there, in 1917 the office manager, in 1920 the Treasurer. He was the Secretary and Treasurer by 1941 and by 1951 he was the President and Treasurer.14

Grand Rapids City Directory

1913Sackett, Glenn W, stockkpr Leitelt Iron Wks, bds 127 Sheldon av.
1914Sackett, Glenn W, bkpr Leitelt Iron Wks, bds 127 Sheldon av.
1915Sackett, Glenn W, bkpr Leitelt Iron Wks, bds 526 North av.
1916Sackett, Glenn W, bkpr Leitelt Iron Wks, h 127 Paddock av.
1917Sackett, Glenn W, office mgr Leitelt Iron Wks, bds 127 Paddock av.
1918Sackett, Glenn W, office mgr Leitelt Iron Wks, h 1005 Fountain NE.
1920Sackett, Glenn W, Treas Leitelt Iron Wks, res ns Cogswell av 5 w of Alpine av.
1941Sackett Glenn W (Dorothy N) sec-treas Leitelt Iron Wks h2725 Maplewood dr SE (EGR).
1951Sackett Glenn W (Dorothy N) pres-treas Leitelt Elev Co and Leitelt Iron Wks h2725 Maplewood dr SE (EGR).

Child of Glenn Woodward Sackett and Dorothy N Rose


Executive Dies In Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids — Funeral services will be Tuesday for Glenn W. Sackett, president of the Leitelt Iron Works, who died Saturday.
     Sackett, 67, started with the Grand Rapids firm in 1913 as a stockroom clerk and became president seven years ago.

Detroit Free Press, Detroit, Michigan, 17 Jun 1958, p 3

 Notes & Citations

  1. Draft.
  2. Death record.
  3. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Glenn W, b. 9 Nov 1891, d. 14 Jun 1958, claim date 30 Jun 1958. 26 Jun 1958 listed as Glenn W Sackett."
  4. "Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952" (Ancestry image), "8 Oct 1921, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, Glen W Sackett, 29, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, b. Manton, MI, manager, father George Sackett, mother Ella Woodward; to Dorothy N Rose, 21, of Granville, MI, b. Dover, NY, father David J Rose, mother Clara Lawrence. Both 1st m. By John R Gregory, Pastor. Witnesses: Francis G Fry of Grand Rapids, Ruah L Post of Mulliken MI."
  5. Find a Grave.
  6. 1900 United States Federal Census, Roll 755, p 1, Enumeration District 0120, FHL microfilm 1240755
    Cedar Creek, Wexford County, Michigan, 1 Jun 1900
    Sackett, George, head, b. Dec 1865, 34, m. 10y, fireman (mill), b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. MI, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Ella, wife, b. Aug 1870, 29, m. 10y, 2 ch, both living, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Glenn, son, b. Nov 1891, 8, at school, b. MI, father b. IN, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Clyde, son, b. Jul 1893, 6, at school, b. MI, father b. IN, mother b. MI.
  7. 1910 United States Federal Census, Roll T624_666, p 4B, Enumeration District 0143, FHL microfilm 1374679
    Cedar Creek, Wexford County, Michigan, 18 Apr 1910
    Woodward, Annie E, head, 71, wd, 4 ch, 2 living, own income, b. NY, father b. VT, mother b. NY, home owned
    Sackett, Ella L, daughter, 39, div, 2 ch, both living, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Glen, son, 18, b. MI, father b. IN, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Clyde, son, 16, b. MI, father b. IN, mother b. MI.
  8. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918" (FamilySearch image), Roll 1675656, "No 22, Glenn W Sackett, age 25, 127 Paddock Ave, Grand Rapids, Michigan, b. 9 Nov 1891, natural-born, b. Manton, Mich., accountant at A. Leitelt Iron Works, Erie St. & Mill Ave., City [Grand Rapids], dependent mother, single, Caucasian, no military service, exemption claimed on basis of dependent mother, Registrant: medium ht, medium build, blue eyes, light brown hair, not bald, no disabilities. Reg Grand Rapids, Michigan, 5 June 1917."
  9. 1920 United States Federal Census, Roll T625_778, p 5B, Enumeration District 56
    Diamond Ave, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan
    Sackett, Glenn, head, 27, treasurer, iron works, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI, home rented
    Sackett, Ella, mother, 50, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Woodward, Ann E, grandmother, 80, b. NY, father b. England, mother b. NY.
  10. "U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012"; School Name: Davenport-McLachlan Alumni Association; Year: 1926.
  11. 1930 United States Federal Census, Page 2A, Enumeration District 0147, FHL microfilm 2340734
    Croswell Ave, East Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan
    Sackett, Glenn W, head, 38, m. at 29, credit manager, iron works, b. MI, father b. IN, mother b. MI, home rented, $50
    Sackett, Dorotha, wife, 29, m. at 21, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Marion, daughter, 7, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. NY.
  12. 1940 United States Federal Census, Roll m-t0627-01774, p 10A, ED 41-13
    Croswell, East Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan
    Sackett, Glenn W, head, 48, secretary & treasurer, iron works, b. MI, home rented, $45
    Sackett, Dorothy W, wife, 40, b. NY
    Sackett, M Joyce, daughter, 18, b. MI.
  13. "US World War II draft registration cards 1942" (Ancestry image), "Glenn Woodward Sackett, 2725 Maplewood Dr, Grand Rapids, Michigan, age 50, b. Manton, MI, 9 Nov 1891, contact Fred H Meyer, 3 Trowbridge NE, Grand Rapids, emp. Leitelt Iron Works, Grand Rapids, ht 5' 6", eyes blue, hair brown, wt 165, complexion ruddy. Reg Grand Rapids, Kent County, 27 Apr 1942."
  14. "US City Directories, 1822-1995" (Ancestry image).
Sackett line10th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Generation.Tree11S.3
Last Edited4 Jun 2024
 

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