Joseph H. Bright

1906–1952 (Age 46)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Joseph H.

When Joseph H. Bright was born on 11 May 1906, in Tennessee, United States, his father, James Henderson Bright, was 38 and his mother, Julia Ann Lewis, was 30. He married Stella L. Hethcock in 1926, in Tennessee, United States. He lived in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. In 1940, at the age of 34, his occupation is listed as auto painter. He died on 28 June 1952, in Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States.

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Joseph H. Bright
Stella L. Hethcock
Marriage: 1926

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Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 13

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English nickname or personal name, meaning ‘bright’, ‘fair’, ‘pretty’, from Old English beorht ‘bright’, ‘shining’.2 English: from a short form of any of several Old English personal names of which beorht was the first element, such as Beorhthelm ‘bright helmet’. Compare Bert .3 Americanized form of German Brecht .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Bright, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph H Bright in household of Della L Hicks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joe Bright in household of Henderson H Bright, "United States Census, 1910"

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