James Hilmar Baumann

20 January 1889–15 November 1954 (Age 65)
Fredericksburg, Gillespie, Texas, United States

The Life of James Hilmar

When James Hilmar Baumann was born on 20 January 1889, in Fredericksburg, Gillespie, Texas, United States, his father, Peter Baumann, was 40 and his mother, Bena Renau Glidden, was 19. He married Marie Julia Felix on 23 June 1908. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 15 November 1954, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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James Hilmar Baumann
Marie Julia Felix
Marriage: 23 June 1908
Theodore Phillip Baumann

Spouse and Children

23 June 1908
Annunciation of the Bvm Catholic Church, St. Hedwig, Bexar, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 5

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 18

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

German, Dutch, Jewish (Ashkenazic): status name for a peasant or a nickname meaning ‘neighbor’, ‘fellow citizen’ ( see Bauer ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hilmar Bauman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James H Baumann in entry for Theodore Phillip Baumann, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • James Hilmar Baumann in entry for Theodore Phillip Baumann, "Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"

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