David Ramond Brunelle

9 September 1915–19 August 2007 (Age 92)
Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States

The Life of David Ramond

When David Ramond Brunelle was born on 9 September 1915, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, his father, David Louis Brunelle, was 28 and his mother, Malvina A. Gagne, was 35. He lived in Hillyard, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1920 and Tacoma Election Precinct, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 19 August 2007, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 91.

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David Louis Brunelle
Malvina A. Gagne
Genevieve Odell Brunell
David Ramond Brunelle
Bernadette Mae Brunell
Anthony Louis Brunell

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1916 · Boeing Aircraft

Age 1

The Boeing Aircraft was named and created by William Boeing. The first two planes were Bluebill and Mallard and the first flight was July 15, 1916. Boeing aircrafts made their debut during WWI. 
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 25

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

Name Meaning

French: from diminutive of Brun .

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

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Sources (3)

  • David Brunell Jr. in household of David Brunell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • David R Brunell in household of David L Brunell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • David R Brunell in household of David L Brunell, "United States Census, 1930"

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