Bernice Landis Hugunin

10 May 1914–14 July 2002 (Age 88)
Green, Clay, Kansas, United States

The Life of Bernice Landis

When Bernice Landis Hugunin was born on 10 May 1914, in Green, Clay, Kansas, United States, her father, Lefroy Winters Hugunin, was 31 and her mother, Ethel May Bushell, was 30. She married Laurin Herman Dettmer on 14 August 1942. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Center Township, Riley, Kansas, United States for about 25 years and Clay Center, Clay, Kansas, United States in 2002. She died on 14 July 2002, in Leonardville, Riley, Kansas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Cemetery, Sacheon, Gyeongnam, Korea.

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Laurin Herman Dettmer
Bernice Landis Hugunin
Marriage: 14 August 1942
Sharon Mae Dettmer

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14 August 1942


    Sharon Mae Dettmer


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 13

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

Variant spelling of French Huguenin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Berneds Hugunin en la familia de W L Hugunin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bernice Huguim en la familia de Wanters L Hugnim, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Bernice Huguim en la familia de Wanters L Hugnim, "Kansas State Census, 1925"

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