William Dampier Bloomer

24 April 1899–15 August 1985 (Age 86)
Washington, United States

The Life of William Dampier

When William Dampier Bloomer was born on 24 April 1899, in Washington, United States, his father, Ernest Oscar Bloomer, was 25 and his mother, Jessie May Church, was 20. He married Helen Elizabeth Bateman on 20 November 1917, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States. He lived in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 12 years. He died on 15 August 1985, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Oceanside, San Diego, California, United States.

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William Dampier Bloomer
Helen Elizabeth Bateman
Marriage: 20 November 1917

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20 November 1917
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Frederick Weyerhaeuser's Logging Business

Age 1

Weyerhaeuser Company started with 900,000 acres of timberland, with barely 3 employees and a small office in Tacoma, Washington. It has grown to become one of the largest sustainable forest products companies in the world.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for an iron worker, Middle English blomere ( see Bloom ).2 Americanized form of Dutch Bloemer or German Blümer ( see Blumer ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • W D Bloomer in household of John White, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William D Bloomer in household of Jessie Laman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William D Blommer in household of Emert O Blommer, "United States Census, 1910"

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