Harold Bruce Dunning

Male13 April 1914–11 May 1996

Brief Life History of Harold Bruce

When Harold Bruce Dunning was born on 13 April 1914, in Macomb, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, his father, Robert J. Dunning, was 28 and his mother, Hazel Florence Youngs, was 19. He lived in St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1920 and Rossie, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1925. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 11 May 1996, in Gouverneur, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.

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Harold Bruce Dunning
Nellie Irene Bailey

Sources (7)

  • Harold Dunning in household of Robert J Dunning, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Harold B. Dunning - Government record: Cemetery record or headstone: birth-name: Harold B. Dunning
  • Harold B Dunning, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 3

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place called Dunning in Lower Strathearn (Perthshire), recorded in 1200 as Dunine and later as Dunyn, from Gaelic dùnan, a diminutive of dùn ‘fort’.

English: variant of Downing .

Irish: variant of Dineen .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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