Kimbrough Bowman Graves

14 November 1922–21 November 2005 (Age 83)
Williamstown, Lewis, Missouri, United States

The Life of Kimbrough Bowman

When Kimbrough Bowman Graves was born on 14 November 1922, in Williamstown, Lewis, Missouri, United States, his father, Willie Clarence Graves, was 30 and his mother, Adalene E. Carroll, was 34. He married Clara Mae Caldwell about 1946. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States in 1940 and Knox, Knox, Ohio, United States in 2005. He died on 21 November 2005, in Mount Vernon, Knox, Ohio, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Mount Vernon, Knox, Ohio, United States.

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Kimbrough Bowman Graves
Clara Mae Caldwell
Marriage: about 1946
Richard Kimbrough Graves

Spouse and Children

about 1946
Canyon,, TX


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 4

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 22

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Grave 1.2 French: topographic name from the plural of Old French grave ‘gravel’ ( see Grave ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cambro B Graves in household of Willie C Graves, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cambrough B Graves in household of Willie C Graves, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kimbrough Bowman Graves in entry for Richard Kimbrough Graves, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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