Hilton M Lewis

1900–1977 (Age 76)
Barbados

The Life of Hilton M

Hilton M Lewis was born on 10 June 1900, in Barbados as the son of Edward Lewis and Annette Watson. He married Nellie S. Bushman on 23 June 1929, in Kings, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 9 March 1977, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hilton M Lewis
1900–1977
Nellie S. Bushman
1905–1977
Marriage: 23 June 1929
Carol N. Lewis
1936–1975

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
23 June 1929
Kings, New York, United States
children

(1)

Parents & Siblings

  • Edward Lewis

    MaleMale

  • Annette Watson

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 13

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Like the French name Louis, which is derived from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig. A root is "lautwig," meaning illustrious warrior. From this name come the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, from whence comes the modern name Louisa. Louise is a French form of Lewis. Liusaidh is a Gaelic form of Louisa. Luthais is a Gaelic form of Lewis. Loeys is an Anglo-Norman form of Lewis.

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Sources (3)

  • Hilton Lewis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hilton M Lewis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hilton M. Lewis, "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924"

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