William James 'Bill' Rodman

28 July 1912–23 July 1995 (Age 83)
Faith, Meade Co., South Dakota, United States

The Life of William James 'Bill'

When William James 'Bill' Rodman was born on 28 July 1912, his father, Chalmer Owen Rodman, was 28 and his mother, Elsie Mabel Stebbins, was 27. He married Lois Melvina Morgan on 10 July 1939. He lived in Van Order Township, Hyde, South Dakota, United States in 1920 and Pratt Township, Hyde, South Dakota, United States in 1930. He died on 23 July 1995, at the age of 82, and was buried in Highmore Cemetery, Highmore, Hyde, South Dakota, United States.

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William James 'Bill' Rodman
Lois Melvina Morgan
Marriage: 10 July 1939

Spouse and Children

10 July 1939
Miller, Hand County, South Dakota

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment

Age 1

The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 23

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Rodeman 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Rodman in household of Chalmer O Rodman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Willie J Rodman in household of Chalmer Rodman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Rodman, "South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-2016"

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