Kenneth Leroy Butman

Male2 December 1921–21 January 1974

Brief Life History of Kenneth Leroy

When Kenneth Leroy Butman was born on 2 December 1921, in Pipestone, Minnesota, United States, his father, Leroy Eugene Butman, was 33 and his mother, Mary Frances Kotan, was 29. He had at least 1 son with Beverly Jean McKinny. He lived in Troy Township, Pipestone, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 21 January 1974, in Faribault, Rice, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Pipestone, Pipestone, Minnesota, United States.

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Kenneth Leroy Butman
Beverly Jean McKinny
Steven Paul Butman

Sources (10)

  • Kenneth Butman in household of Ray Butman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kenneth L Butman, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"
  • Kenneth Leroy Butman, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 10

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 16

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Shmuel, Velvel, Yosef.

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a shoemaker, from Polish or Ukrainian but ‘boot’ + Yiddish man ‘man’.

Americanized form of German Buttmann: of French (Huguenot) origin, from Boudemont, unexplained. Compare Putman .

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

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