Jennings Cortelyou Bumpers

26 November 1907–1 October 1973 (Age 65)
Navarro, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Jennings Cortelyou

When Jennings Cortelyou Bumpers was born on 26 November 1907, in Navarro, Texas, United States, his father, Drake Jefferson Bumpers, was 37 and his mother, Clarice Eleanor Pitts, was 29. He had at least 1 son with Mildred Evelyn Blackburn. He lived in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 4, Navarro, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 1 October 1973, in McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in McLennan, Texas, United States.

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Jennings Cortelyou Bumpers
Mildred Evelyn Blackburn
Norman Ray Bumpers

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 1
Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York
Age 7
Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
Age 20
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of English Bumpus or one of its variants.

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

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Sources (13)

  • Jennings Cortelyou Bumpers, "Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • J C Bumpers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jennings Cortelyou Bumpers, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

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