Dwight French Pullen

13 January 1896–21 January 1978 (Age 82)
Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan, United States

The Life of Dwight French

When Dwight French Pullen was born on 13 January 1896, in Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan, United States, his father, Dr. Charles Dwight Pullen, was 31 and his mother, Clara Louine French, was 31. He married Marie D Krueger on 3 March 1922, in Saint Ignace, Mackinac, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Athens, Athens, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Supervisorial District 1, Coconino, Arizona, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 21 January 1978, in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States, at the age of 82.

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Dwight French Pullen
Marie D Krueger
Marriage: 3 March 1922
Robert Dwight Pullen
Charles William Pullen
Virginia Pullen

Spouse and Children

3 March 1922
Saint Ignace, Mackinac, Michigan, United States


    Robert Dwight Pullen



    Virginia Pullen


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 22

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English (southern): from Old French poulain ‘colt’; a metonymic occupational name for a horse-breeder or nickname for a frisky person.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dwight Pullen, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Dwight French Pullen, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Dwight F Pullen, "United States Census, 1940"

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