August Charles J. Bumb

2 December 1893–14 April 1985 (Age 91)
Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States

The Life of August Charles J.

When August Charles J. Bumb was born on 2 December 1893, in Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, his father, Jakob Bumb, was 39 and his mother, Caroline C. Fares, was 37. He had at least 1 daughter with Maria Louise Dormeier. He died on 14 April 1985, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Locust Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States.

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August Charles J. Bumb
Maria Louise Dormeier
Carolyn Greenfield

Spouse and Children



    Carolyn Greenfield


Parents and Siblings

    Jakob Bumb


    Caroline C. Fares




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 13

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Pump, metonymic occupational name for a pump maker.2 German: possibly also a variant of Bump ( see Bump ).3 Indian (Maharashtra): Hindu (Maratha) name, from Marathi bəmb ‘stout’. Compare Bump .

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

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Sources (3)

  • August C Bumb in household of Jacob Bumb, "United States Census, 1920"
  • August E Bumb in household of Jacob Bumb, "United States Census, 1920"
  • August C Bumb in household of Jacob Bumb Sr., "United States Census, 1910"

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