Brooks Otis Bush

7 October 1898–26 February 1964 (Age 65)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Brooks Otis

When Brooks Otis Bush was born on 7 October 1898, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Andrew Jack Bush, was 28 and his mother, Cora Lee Horn, was 28. He married Loretta Masterson on 27 December 1923, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Magisterial District 6, Hardin, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 26 February 1964, in Elizabethtown, Hardin, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Elizabethtown, Hardin, Kentucky, United States.

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Brooks Otis Bush
Loretta Masterson
Marriage: 27 December 1923
William Joseph Bush

Spouse and Children


    Loretta Masterson


27 December 1923
Jefferson, Kentucky, United States


    William Joseph Bush


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Jack Bush


    Cora Lee Horn




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    Theo Bush


    Shane Bush




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 2

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

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

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a bushy area or thicket, from Middle English bush(e) ‘bush’ (probably from Old Norse buskr, or an unrecorded Old English busc); alternatively, it may derive from Old Norse Buski used as a personal name.2 Americanized spelling of German Busch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Brooks O Bush in household of Andrew J Bush, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Brook O Bush in household of Andrew J Bush, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Brooks Otis Bush, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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