Lorraine Francis Buman

13 March 1918–12 July 1985 (Age 67)
Brookings, Brookings, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Lorraine Francis

When Lorraine Francis Buman was born on 13 March 1918, in Brookings, Brookings, South Dakota, United States, her father, Frederick Buman, was 24 and her mother, Carrie Peck, was 24. She lived in Washington Township, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States in 1920. She died on 12 July 1985, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Buman
1894–
Carrie Peck
1894–
Lorraine Francis Buman
1918–1985

Parents and Siblings

    Frederick Buman

    Male1894–Male

    Carrie Peck

    Female1894–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 4

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

Respelling of North German Bumann .

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

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  • Lorene Buman in household of Fred E Buman, "United States Census, 1920"

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