Dudley Hoy Dorman

2 April 1907–29 December 1955 (Age 48)
Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States

The Life of Dudley Hoy

When Dudley Hoy Dorman was born on 2 April 1907, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, his father, William Seeley Dorman, was 34 and his mother, Ethel May Wilbur, was 25. He lived in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 29 December 1955, in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 48.

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

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 · Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple Announced

Age 12

The Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple was announced on October 3, 1919. Don Carlos Young and Ramm Hansen were chosen to design the temple. The Mesa, Arizona temple was the first temple to be built in Arizona.

Age 13

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old English personal name Dēormann, composed of Old English dēor ( see Dear ) + mann ‘man’. This surname became established in Ireland in the 17th century; sometimes it is found as a variant of Dornan .2 German (Dormann): occupational name for a doorkeeper or gatekeeper or topographic name for someone who lived by the gate of a town or city. Compare Dorer , Dorwart .3 Hungarian (Dormán): from the old secular personal name Dormán.

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

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  • Dudley Dorman in household of William S Dorman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dudley H Dorman in household of William S Dorman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dudley H Dorman in household of William S Dorman, "United States Census, 1930"

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