Kenneth Ray Bradford

1900–1976 (Age 76)
Portland, Washington, Oregon, United States

The Life of Kenneth Ray

When Kenneth Ray Bradford was born on 18 January 1900, in Portland, Washington, Oregon, United States, his father, James Corwin Bradford, was 45 and his mother, Lillie D. Houck, was 46. He married Lorraine Rullman on 15 May 1920, in Multnomah, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Bertha, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1900 and Wauna, Clatsop, Oregon, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 28 May 1976, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Kenneth Ray Bradford
Lorraine Rullman
Marriage: 15 May 1920
Kenneth Charles Bradford

Spouse & Children

15 May 1920
Multnomah, Oregon, United States


  • Kenneth Charles Bradford


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 11

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Age 20

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places, large and small, called Bradford; in particular the city in West Yorkshire, which originally rose to prosperity as a wool town. There are others in Derbyshire, Devon, Dorset, Greater Manchester, Norfolk, Somerset, and elsewhere. They are all named with Old English brād ‘broad’ + ford ‘ford’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Kenneth R Bradford, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kenneth R Bradford, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kenneth Bradford in household of James C Bradford, "United States Census, 1920"

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