Arthur Columbus Bush (1875 - 1956)

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Arthur Columbus Bush
1875 - 1956
updated February 06, 2019
Arthur Columbus Bush, father to 7 children, was born on May 22, 1875 in Grantsburg, Illinois. He married Lora Simmons, and they gave birth to Gathel Josephine (Bush) Tewart, Jessie Marie Bush, Ward Lee Bush, Theda Lou (Bush), Gusta Lorriane Bush, Katherine Louisa Bush, and Wayne Authur Bush. He died around March 1956 in Grantsburg, Illinois at 80 years old.


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Arthur Bush was born on in Grantsburg, Johnson County, Illinois United States 62943


Arthur Bush died in Grantsburg, Johnson County, Illinois United States 62943

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in Vienna, Johnson County, Illinois United States 62995



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Lora Frances (Simmons) Bush
around Mar 24, 1883 - around Jan 27, 1923


Gathel Josephine (Bush) Tewart
Aug 26, 1909 - Aug 20, 2011
Chestertown, MD
Jessie Marie Bush
1914 - February 1985
Ward Lee Bush
around Mar 24, 1919 - around Apr 23, 2000
Theda Lou (Bush)
1920 - 1986
Riviera Beach, FL, United States
Gusta Lorriane Bush
Oct 28, 1911 - Oct 25, 1915
Wayne Authur Bush
Jan 25, 1917 - 1993


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He is buried at Vienna Fraternal Cemetery in Vienna,ILL.
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Arthur Columbus Bush, father to 7 children, died around March 1956 in Grantsburg, Illinois at 80 years of age. He was buried in Vienna, Illinois. Arthur was born on May 22, 1875 in Grantsburg, Illinois. He married Lora Simmons, and they gave birth to Gathel Josephine (Bush) Tewart, Jessie Marie Bush, Ward Lee Bush, Theda Lou (Bush), Gusta Lorriane Bush, Katherine Louisa Bush, and Wayne Authur Bush.
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1875 - 1956 World Events

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In 1875, in the year that Arthur Columbus Bush was born, on March 1st, Congress passed the Civil Rights Act. The Act prohibited racial discrimination in both public accommodations and jury duty. Opposed by the public, the "public accommodations" sections of the Act were overturned by the Supreme Court eight years later.

In 1913, he was 38 years old when Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in March. Previously the Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University, he was the first Southerner to serve as President since Zachary Taylor, over 60 years previous. A Democrat, he led the U.S. during World War I and championed the League of Nations.

In 1925, when he was 50 years old, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1933, by the time he was 58 years old, Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1956, in the year of Arthur Columbus Bush's passing, this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

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Other Arthur Bushes

Wayne Authur Bush
Jan 25, 1917 - 1993
Arthur Ward Bush
Born: Oct 13, 1956
Arthur Sydney George Bush
Died: May 9, 1917
Arthur Samuel Bush
around 1885 - Sep 14, 1916
Arthur Herbert Bush
around 1869 - Sep 15, 1916
Arthur Henry Bush
around 1889 - Aug 22, 1915
Arthur Henry Bush
around 1874 - Feb 20, 1919
Arthur Hastings Bush
around 1893 - Jul 9, 1917
Arthur Godfrey Bush
Died: Oct 13, 1943
Arthur Garnet Bush
around 1883 - Jun 9, 1916
Arthur Douglas Bush
Died: Nov 1, 1914
Arthur Albert Bush
around 1897 - Nov 2, 1941
Arthur Bush
around 1876 - Sep 7, 1941
Arthur Bush
around 1920 - Jun 26, 1941
Arthur Bush
Born: around 1927
Alabama, United States
Arthur Bush
Born: around 1926
Alabama, United States
Arthur L Bush
Born: around 1913
New York, United States
Arthur W Bush
Born: around 1915
California, United States
Arthur Jr Bush
Born: around 1910
Louisiana, United States
Arthur O Bush
Born: around 1918
Oklahoma, United States

Other Bushes

Lora Frances (Simmons) Bush
around Mar 24, 1883 - around Jan 27, 1923
Adam M. Bush
Born: around 1979
Lauren N. (Bush) Bush
Born: around 1978
Addison B. Bush Jr
Born: around 1968
Susan M. (Garner) Bush
Born: around 1972
Anthony W. Bush
Born: around 1979
Sherri J. (Burks) Bush
Born: around 1978
Antrone D. Bush
Born: around 1976
Aveya S. (Pierce) Bush
Born: around 1980
Bennie E. Bush
Born: around 1980
Keisha M. (Moulton) Bush
Born: around 1980
Bernard M. Bush
Born: around 1948
Anne (Porter) Bush
Born: around 1945
Billy B. Bush
Born: around 1955
Debra E. (From) Bush
Born: around 1954
Carl A. Bush Jr
Born: around 1968
Hollis A. (Newsom) Bush
Born: around 1961

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Lora Frances (Simmons) Bush
around Mar 24, 1883 - around Jan 27, 1923
Luvine ILene Luise (Fowles) Long
around Feb 6, 1915 - around May 24, 1976
Reuben A Greer
Mar 10, 1897 - Jan 1, 1991
Louise W. Greer
Jun 12, 1900 - Mar 15, 1947
Walter Earl Gilleland, Jr.
Born: Jun 13, 1946
Abdul Karim Dadamiya Pirzada
Born: around Jul 26, 1967
Nicholas Sierralta
1806 - 1857
Leo Davis
Mar 31, 1888 - Jul 15, 1912
Adele O'Donnell
Sep 6, 1876 - Jan 8, 1957
Payath (Ning) Phothisene
Born: Jul 20, 1974
Pamela Jo Bird
Feb 18, 1947 - Feb 21, 2010
Wills Point, TX, United States
Aug 9, 1971 - Mar 5, 2009
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