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Tremble, Sidney (February 3, 1914-October 20, 2000)



  • Existence: February 3, 1914 - October 20, 2000


Sidney Tremble was born on February 3, 1914 to Mary Culp and George T. Tremble as the youngest of three brothers. His eldest brother Martin died at the age of 6 in 1913. Sidney was raised in Kansas but also lived in Massachusetts as a young adult. Sidney attended the Pembroke Country Day School then went on to graduate from the University of Michigan. When the U.S. joined World War II, Sidney enlisted in the Navy in early 1942 and soon after met Rosemary Nevin at a cocktail party in Kansas City. He spent time at the Naval Training Schools in Dartmouth College and Princeton University. After training, he was stationed aboard a cargo ship sending supplies to Allied troops in the European, African, and Asian theatres. Throughout the War, his ship made stops in England, North Africa, Italy, the Middle East, Central America, and the Philippines. Sidney was primarily stationed at ports in Boston, Massachusetts and New York City, New York when he was not at sea. On leave in June 1943, Sidney married Rosemary in Boston. In April 1944, Sidney was promoted to lieutenant. A year later, Rosemary gave birth to their daughter Barbara Ann Tremble. Sidney was discharged from duty in December 1945 after four months of the War being over. After the War, he became the station manager at KCMO-TV (now KCTV) for 20 years. Later, he was an account executive at WHIM-TV in Lansing, Michigan. He was a member of the University Club, Downtown Kansas City Kiwanis Club, Sons of the Revolution, and Zeta Psi Fraternity. Having two more children Nancy and David, Sidney and Rosemary remained married for fifty-seven years until his death on October 20, 2000 in Kansas City.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Rosemary Nevin/Sidney Tremble Collection

Identifier: MS-0133
Scope and Contents

The Rosemary Nevin/Sidney Tremble Collection was a ift of Barbara Molinaro in July 2020. It consists of letters, telegrams, and other correspondence during World War II primarily between Rosemary Nevin and Sidney Tremble. The collection also includes correspondence from other Nevin and Tremble relatives and friends before and during the War as well as a small number of photographs and military ephemera.

Dates: 1921 - 1945