William B. Bruere

August 1899–11 October 1959 (Age 60)
Utah, United States

The Life of William B.

When William B. Bruere was born in August 1899, in Utah, United States, his father, Robert Roacourt Bruere, was 58 and his mother, Margaret Allen Fullenwider, was 40. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 11 October 1959, in Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States.

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1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1902 · The Utah Governor's Mansion

Age 3

Built in 1902, the Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. The mansion was built using the finest materials by the finest craftsmen available, resulting in a quality and style like that of Eastern mansions. From 1957 to 1977, the Utah Historical Society occupied the mansion as a library, museum, and office space. In 1977, the residence underwent extensive renovations and was again reopened in 1980. In December 1993, a fire destroyed much of the mansion but, after another restoration, the historic building was restored to its original design with upgrades in case of another disaster threatened the home. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970.
1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

Age 16

Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.

Name Meaning

French (Brière): topographic name from a regional variant of bruyère ‘heather’.

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

Sources (3)

  • William B Bruere, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William B Bruere in household of Robert Bruere, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wm B Bruere in household of Robert Bruere, "United States Census, 1900"

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