Hazel Mable Bright

27 December 1904–May 1979 (Age 74)
Corryton, Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Hazel Mable

When Hazel Mable Bright was born on 27 December 1904, in Corryton, Knox, Tennessee, United States, her father, Andrew Jackson Bright Jr., was 23 and her mother, Georgia Viola Daniels, was 22. She married Clifton Leo Martz about 1924, in Tennessee, United States. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1961. She died in May 1979, in Mullan, Shoshone, Idaho, United States, at the age of 74.

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Marriage: before 1961

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World Events (8)

1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World
Age 1
The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 2
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1925 · The Goodman Theatre
Age 21
The Goodman Theatre was founded as a tribute to the Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, who died in the Great Influenza Pandemic in 1918. The theater was funded by his parents, who donated $250,000 to the Art Institute of Chicago. The first theater was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and its opening ceremony was performed on October 20. 

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 .

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

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Sources (8)

  • Hazel Martz in household of Clifton Martz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hazel Martz in household of Clifton Martz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hazel M Bright in household of Andrew J Bright, "United States Census, 1920"

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