J. Lewis Bull

30 October 1907–15 June 1980 (Age 72)
Ellensburg, Kittitas, Washington, United States

The Life of J. Lewis

When J. Lewis Bull was born on 30 October 1907, in Ellensburg, Kittitas, Washington, United States, his father, Charles Bull, was 29 and his mother, Kathryn M Cooke, was 19. He married Mrs Selma Lemma Bull. He lived in East Kittitas, Kittitas, Washington, United States in 1910 and Yakima, Washington, United States in 1920. He died on 15 June 1980, in Stettler, Stettler County No. 6, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 72, and was buried in Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Women Gain the Right to Vote in Washington

Age 3

On November 8, 1910, Washington became the first state to allow women to vote. This event would lead to the long battle by women in all the states to fight for the right to vote. This would happen 10 years later.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a strong, aggressive, bull-like man, from Middle English bul(l)e, bol(l)e. Occasionally, the name may denote a keeper of a bull. Compare Bulman .2 German (mainly northern): from a byname for a cattle breeder, keeper, or dealer. Compare South German Ochs .3 South German: nickname for a short fat man, a variant of Bolle , or a nickname for a man with the physical characteristics of a bull.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lewis J Bull in household of Charley Bull, "United States Census, 1910"
  • J Lewis Bull in household of Charles Bull, "United States Census, 1920"
  • J Lewis Bull, "Find A Grave Index"

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