Conrad Walter Baum

1 August 1902–1 October 1996 (Age 94)
Popovka, Buda-Kashalyova, Gomel Oblast, Belarus

The Life of Conrad Walter

When Conrad Walter Baum was born on 1 August 1902, in Popovka, Buda-Kashalyova, Gomel Oblast, Belarus, his father, Jacob Baum, was 21 and his mother, Katherine Margaret Bell, was 21. He married Dorothea Madeline McMullin on 5 February 1927, in Musselshell, Musselshell, Montana, United States. He lived in School District 24 Project, Yellowstone, Montana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 October 1996, in Buffalo, Johnson, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Ballantine, Yellowstone, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Conrad Walter Baum
Dorothea Madeline McMullin
Marriage: 5 February 1927

Spouse and Children


    Dorothea Madeline McMullin


5 February 1927
Musselshell, Musselshell, Montana, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Katherine Margaret Bell




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1910 · Glacier National Park Established

Age 8

Congress established Glacier National Park on May 11, 1910. The park is located in the northern part of Montana on the Canada- US border. It covers 1 million acres, has over a hundred lakes, over a thousand different plant species, and over a hundred animal species. Previously the area had been occupied by the Blackfoot and Flathead people.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 German: topographic name for someone who lived by a tree that was particularly noticeable in some way, from Middle High German, Old High German boum ‘tree’, or else a nickname for a particularly tall person.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Baum ‘tree’, or a short form of any of the many ornamental surnames containing this word as the final element, for example Feigenbaum ‘fig tree’ ( see Feige ) and Mandelbaum ‘almond tree’ ( see Mandel ).3 English: probably a variant spelling of Balm, a metonymic occupational name for a seller of spices and perfumes, Middle English, Old French basme, balme, ba(u)me ‘balm’, ‘ointment’ ( see Balmer ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Conrad W Baum, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Conrad Baum Jr. in household of Jacob Baum, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Conrad in entry for Jacob Baum, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"

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