Paul Camus

24 March 1892–27 August 1982 (Age 90)
Anderson Island, Pierce, Washington, United States

The Life of Paul

When Paul Camus was born on 24 March 1892, in Anderson Island, Pierce, Washington, United States, his father, Morris Camus, was 38 and his mother, Paulina Weisner, was 34. He married Cecelia Quigley on 30 December 1927, in Snohomish, Washington, United States. He lived in Seattle, King, Washington, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 August 1982, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Anderson Island Cemetery, Anderson Island, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Paul Camus
1892–1982
Cecelia Quigley
1900–1961
Marriage: 30 December 1927

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 December 1927
Snohomish, Washington, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Morris Camus

    Male1853–1935Male

    Paulina Weisner

    Female1857–1938Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 5

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

French: nickname for someone with a snub nose, Old French camus.

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

Sources (3)

  • Paul Camus, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul Camus, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Paul Camus in household of Morriss Camus, "United States Census, 1910"

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