Valmore Hayes Bullis

Brief Life History of Valmore Hayes

When Valmore Hayes Bullis was born on 16 December 1905, in Benton, Oregon, United States, his father, Warren Charles Bullis, was 37 and his mother, Effie Gertrude Hayes, was 31. He married Martha Emily Hill on 18 November 1983, in Multnomah, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Election Precinct 42, Washington, Oregon, United States in 1940 and Beaverton, Washington, Oregon, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 21 October 1991, in Washington, Oregon, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Valmore Hayes Bullis
Martha Emily Hill
Marriage: 18 November 1983
Arthur J

Sources (15)

  • Valmore Bullis, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Valmare Hayes Bullis, "Oregon, Center for Health Statistics, Birth Records, 1903-1918"
  • Second marriage of Valmore Bullis

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

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


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (Cambridgeshire): probably a metonymic occupational name for someone employed in a cattle shed, or a topographic name for someone who lived by one, from a shortened form of Middle English bulehus ‘bull house’, from bule, bole ‘bull’ + h(o)us ‘house’.

Latvian: nickname or metonymic occupational name from bullis ‘bull’.

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

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