Cecil Raymond Bronnenberg

1895–1 December 1964 (Age 69)
Madison, Indiana, United States

The Life of Cecil Raymond

When Cecil Raymond Bronnenberg was born in 1895, in Madison, Indiana, United States, his father, William Butler Bronnenberg, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Sallie Butler, was 34. He married Olive Hoppes on 11 August 1920, in Madison, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Union Township, Madison, Indiana, United States for about 40 years. He died on 1 December 1964, at the age of 69, and was buried in Chesterfield, Union Township, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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Cecil Raymond Bronnenberg
Olive Hoppes
Marriage: 11 August 1920
Philip Bronnenberg
Gene Bronnenberg

Spouse and Children

11 August 1920
Madison, Indiana, United States


    Philip Bronnenberg


    Gene Bronnenberg


Parents and Siblings

    William Butler Bronnenberg


    Sarah Sallie Butler




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 11

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

German (Rhineland): habitational name from a place called Brauneberg in the Rhineland-Palatinate.

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

Sources (3)

  • Cecil R Bronnenberg, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cecil Bronnenberg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cecil Bronenberge in household of William Bronenberge, "United States Census, 1900"

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