Bobby Lee Hope

Male22 November 1932–6 June 1987

Brief Life History of Bobby Lee

When Bobby Lee Hope was born on 22 November 1932, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Loris Lee Hope, was 20 and his mother, Ghnolia H Piatt, was 17. He lived in Yucaipa Judicial Township, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1940. He died on 6 June 1987, in Yucaipa, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 54.

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Loris Lee Hope
Ghnolia H Piatt
Bobby Lee Hope
Carolyn Ann Hope
Jimmy Gayle Hope

Sources (7)

  • Bobby L Hope, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Bobby Lee Hope - Memory of Someone: birth-name: Bobby Lee Hope
  • Bobby Lee Hope, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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World Events (8)

1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 2

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 15

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived in or near a ‘remote enclosed place’, from Middle English and Older Scots hop(e) (Old English hop); or else a habitational name from any of several places called Hope in Cheshire, Devon, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Kent, Lancashire, Shropshire, and North Yorkshire. A hop most often denoted a distant, secluded valley, especially in the West Midlands, northern England, and southern Scotland, but in Essex, Kent, and Sussex it usually referred to an enclosed piece of land or a promontory in a marsh or in wasteland. In other cases, the name may refer to someone who lived at a small landlocked bay or inlet, or who came from a place so named, such as Stanford le Hope in Essex, Middle Hope in Somerset, and Hope by Bolt Head in Devon (Middle English hop(e), Old English hōp, Old Norse hóp). The surname is also established in Ireland.

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, notably in Hordaland, from Old Norse hóp ‘narrow bay’.

Americanized form (translation into English) of French Lespérance ‘hope’ (see Lesperance ).

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

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