Louis Debruycker (1862 - 1935)

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Louis Debruycker
1862 - 1935
updated February 06, 2019
Louis Debruycker was born around 1862. He died on April 7, 1935 in New York at age 73.

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Louis Debruycker passed away on April 7, 1935 in New York at age 73. He was born around 1862. There is no information about Louis's surviving family.
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1862 - 1935 World Events

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In 1862, in the year that Louis Debruycker was born, on February 22nd, Jefferson Davis was inaugurated as President of the Confederate States of America. His term was to be for 6 years.

In 1907, by the time he was 45 years old, radiometric dating, a recently discovered technology that could date rocks, found that the earth was 2.2 billion years old which was dramatically older than previously thought. Later refinements and advancements in science would date the age of the earth at over 4.5 billion years.

In 1911, Louis was 49 years old when Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1924, at the age of 62 years old, Louis was alive when in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1935, in the year of Louis Debruycker's passing, on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

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Charles J DeBruycker
Born: around 1923
New York, United States
Joseph B DeBruycker
Born: around 1918
Illinois, United States
Ernest J Debruycker
Born: around 1914
Massachusetts, United States
Arthur F DeBruycker
Born: around 1925
New York, United States
Alfred H DeBruycker
Born: around 1914
New York, United States

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Charles DeBruyn
around 1848 - Jan 18, 1925
Child DeBruyn
around 1914 - Mar 12, 1915
Frederick DeBruyn
around 1923 - Oct 26, 1924
John Debruyn
around 1890 - Jul 2, 1931
John Debruyn
around 1878 - Dec 23, 1945
Joseph M DeBruyn
around 1858 - Apr 4, 1923
Leonard Debruyn
around 1890 - Nov 29, 1931
Margaret Debruyn
around 1853 - Nov 2, 1933
Marius Debruyn
around 1884 - Mar 16, 1938
Roger DeBruyn
around 1873 - Oct 12, 1925
Gabriel R DeBruyne
around 1894 - Apr 18, 1914
Male DeBruyne
around 1919 - Aug 21, 1920
Arthur DeBryn
around 1859 - May 31, 1909
James Debryz
around 1886 - Oct 21, 1948
Anthony Debs
around 1879 - Sep 26, 1912
Peter Debs
around 1883 - Sep 12, 1922
Susanna Debs
around 1839 - Apr 25, 1901
Zahia Debs
around 1865 - Jun 3, 1948
Sigmond Debsie
around 1905 - Oct 2, 1907
Helen Debski
around 1918 - Jan 10, 1919
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