James Hillard Bruce

14 August 1922–25 September 1954 (Age 32)
Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States

The Life of James Hillard

When James Hillard Bruce was born on 14 August 1922, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, his father, William Charles Bruce, was 43 and his mother, Rindia Catherine Williams, was 32. He had at least 2 sons. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 25 September 1954, in Thurber, Erath, Texas, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Charles Bruce
Rindia Catherine Williams
Lela May Bruce
Mamie Frances Bruce
S E Bruce
Grady Haden Bruce
James Hillard Bruce

Parents and Siblings



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.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 7

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 9

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place in Normandy which has not been certainly identified. Traditionally, it is believed to be derived from Brix near Cherbourg, but Le Brus in Calvados and Briouze in Orne have also been proposed as candidates.

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

Sources (3)

  • James H Bruce in household of Ellis H Black, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Hillard Bruce in entry for Richard Wayne Bruce, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • James Hillard Bruce, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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