William Edward Brunn

1922–4 August 1985 (Age 63)
Illinois, United States

The Life of William Edward

When William Edward Brunn was born in 1922, in Illinois, United States, his father, Ludwig Brunn, was 39 and his mother, Caroline Kreher, was 35. He died on 4 August 1985, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 63.

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William Edward Brunn
Bernice M Brunn (Milas)
Terrance William Brunn

Spouse and Children



    Terrance William Brunn


Parents and Siblings


    Caroline Kreher




    Whilimena Brunn


    Matilda Brunn



    John L Brunn


    Harriet Brunn


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1925 · The Goodman Theatre

Age 3

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. 

Age 19

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name from any of several places called Brunn ‘spring’, ‘well’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.2 Swedish: ornamental name from brunn ‘well’, ‘spring’.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Brunn in household of Ludwig Brunn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Brunn in household of Ludwig Brunn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Edward Brunn, "Find A Grave Index"

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