Joseph Lee Dunn

16 February 1920–29 July 1972 (Age 52)
Delia, Jackson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Joseph Lee

When Joseph Lee Dunn was born on 16 February 1920, in Delia, Jackson, Kansas, United States, his father, Seth Carl Dunn, was 19 and his mother, Anna May Morgan, was 25. He married Marjorie Hortense "Mary" Jones on 13 July 1939. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Amazonia, Andrew, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 29 July 1972, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Sugar Creek Cemetery, Rush Township, Buchanan, Missouri, United States.

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Joseph Lee Dunn
Marjorie Hortense "Mary" Jones
Marriage: 13 July 1939
Larry Lee Dunn
Jerry Kirk Dunn
Patricia Lee "Patty" Dunn

Spouse and Children


    Marjorie Hortense "Mary" Jones


13 July 1939


    Larry Lee Dunn



    Patricia Lee "Patty" Dunn


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 7

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 15

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn ‘descendant of Donn’, a byname meaning ‘brownhaired’ or ‘chieftain’.2 English: nickname for a man with dark hair or a swarthy complexion, from Middle English dunn ‘dark-colored’.3 Scottish: habitational name from Dun in Angus, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Joseph L Dunn in household of Seth C Dunn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Lee Dunn, "Find A Grave Index"

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