Willis Bud Waterman

20 September 1889–18 January 1985 (Age 95)
California, United States

The Life of Willis Bud

Willis Bud Waterman was born on 20 September 1889. He married Mary Magdalene Grell on 6 March 1929. He died on 18 January 1985, in California, United States, at the age of 95.

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Willis Bud Waterman
1889–1985
Mary Magdalene Grell
1904–1985
Marriage: 6 March 1929

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 March 1929

World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 2

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for the servant of a man called Wa(l)ter ( see Water 1).2 English and Dutch: occupational name for a boatman or a water carrier, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a stretch of water ( see Water 2).3 Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Wasserman(n), an occupational name for a watercarrier. Compare 2 above.

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

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