John Reese Boatman

3 October 1931–22 February 2014 (Age 82)
Denver, Colorado, United States

The Life of John Reese

When John Reese Boatman was born on 3 October 1931, in Denver, Colorado, United States, his father, Edward Woodford Boatman, was 32 and his mother, Ruth Victoria Reese, was 30. He lived in Election Precinct 28 Baker, Adams, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died on 22 February 2014, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 82.

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Edward Woodford Boatman
Ruth Victoria Reese
Hugh Edward Boatman
John Reese Boatman

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1936 · Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Age 5

"Built on property donated by the Broadmoor Art Academy, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center was built in April of 1936. This was in the middle of the """"Gret Deperession"""" and Alice Bemis Tylor funded the project to help employ laborers who were unemployed."
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 24

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English bot(e) ‘boat’ + man ‘man’.

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

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  • Reese Boatman in household of Edward Boatman, "United States Census, 1940"

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