Robert Durand Bunday

1 January 1920–25 November 1985 (Age 65)
Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Robert Durand

When Robert Durand Bunday was born on 1 January 1920, in Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States, his father, Vinal Fern Bunday, was 28 and his mother, Pauline Virden, was 24. He lived in Avon Township, Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States in 1930 and Larimore, Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States in 1940. He died on 25 November 1985, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 65.

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Robert Durand Bunday
Ruth Evelyn Hamre

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World Events (8)


Age 0

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 0

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 20

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish and northern Irish Lundy . This name is found chiefly in TX.

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

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  • Robert Bundy in household of Vinal F Bundy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert D Bunday in household of Vingl F Bunday, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bunday in household of Vinal Bunday, "United States Census, 1920"

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