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World War II Soldier flag    Richmond Douglas  BROUILETTE (BRULETT)

  (b. 1 January 1924Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA   d. 12 April 2005Farmville, Virginia, USA )  
Summary: Richmond Douglas BROUILETTE (BRULETT) was born 1 January 1924 in Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA. Richmond Douglas BROUILETTE (BRULETT) was the child of Albert Bertram BROUILETTE and Edith Leona BADER and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Casper Carl BADER and Augusta Johanne THEINERT

He married  Phyllis ROWE 15 June 1947 .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Phyllis ROWE  was born 14 June 1928 in , New York, USA .  She died 18 December 2003 in Avon Park, Florida, USA . 

Richmond Douglas BROUILETTE (BRULETT) died 12 April 2005 in Farmville, Virginia, USA.
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Richmond Douglas BROUILETTE (BRULETT) married flag  Phyllis ROWE-- Date: 15 June 1947 Place: 

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Name: R Douglas Brulett
Gender: Male
Spouse's Name: Phyllis
Divorce Date: 5 Aug 1996
County: Highlands
Certificate Number: 045150 Florida, Divorce Index, 1927-2001 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2005.
Original data: Florida Department of Health. Florida Divorce Index, 1927-2001. Jacksonville, FL, USA: Florida Department of Health.

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Richmond Douglas BROUILETTE (BRULETT) - Douglas Brulett, 1945

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1 January 1924
Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA

World History 1929 - February 11 - Independent State of Vatican City created by Lateran Treaty
Lateran Concordat of 1929
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USA 1929 - St Valentine's Day Massacre
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1930 Easthampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Albert B Brouillette, Age: 43, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1887, age at first marriage 23, b....Read MORE...

World History 1930 - February 18 - Pluto is discovered
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USA 1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.
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USA 1931 - May 1 - The Empire State Building Opens
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USA 1932 - May 20–May 21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.
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USA 1933 - April 19 – The United States officially goes off the gold standard.
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USA 1933 - November 8 – New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million of the unemployed. - November 8, 1933

USA 1933 - December 5 – The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, repealing Prohibition.
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USA 1935 - Dust Bowl: The great dust storm in the United States hits eastern New Mexico and Colorado, and western Oklahoma the hardest.

By Robert...

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USA 1935 - September 30 - Roosevelt Dedicates Boulder Dam (later to be known as Hoover Dam)
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USA 1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster:
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USA 1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States. - October 24, 1938

USA 1939 - April 30 - World's Fair opens in New York City

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World History 1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland

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1940 Easthampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Name: Douglas Brouilette
Age: 16
Estimated Birth Year: abt...

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USA 1941 - January 13 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law. - January 13, 1941

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1943 Army Enlistment
Name: R. Brulett
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 1 Jan 1924
Death Date: 12 Apr 2005
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1947 Marriage / Partner
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"Naming himself head of state, communist...

Northampton, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1950
Name: R Douglas Brouilette
Residence Year: 1950
Street Address: 17 School
Residence...

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Northampton, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1952
Name: R Douglas Brouilette
Residence Year: 1952
Street Address: 17 School
Residence...

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USA 1963 - I Have a Dream Speech - Martin Luther King's Address at March on Washington August 28, 1963.

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USA 1970 - Kent State shootings - May 4 - Kent, Ohio

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USA 1972 - Watergate

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USA 1973 - March 29 – The last United States soldier leaves Vietnam.

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USA Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974
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USA 1974 - Richard Nixon resigns Presidency over Watergate

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USA 1979 - Iran hostage crisis begins

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USA 1986 - Iran-Contra scandal breaks

USA 1986 - Space Shuttle Challenger accident

Living in Florida, Virginia and Huntington, Mass in 1988 according to brother's obituary

World History 1989 - In response to massive protests, the East German government allows East Berliners to cross into West Berlin. The dismantling of the Berlin Wall begins shortly after.

World History 1989 - December 3 - Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and US President George H. W. Bush, declare the Cold War over - December 3, 1989

World History 1990 - German reunification officially completed according to the constitution of the Federal Republic of Germany

World History 1990 - Iraq invades Kuwait, beginning the Persian Gulf War
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USA 1991 - Gulf War

USA 1991 - U.S. led coalition defeats Iraqi military forces and liberates Kuwait in Operation Desert Storm

World History 1991 - Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as President of the Soviet Union; Effective legal dissolution of the U.S.S.R.

USA 1992 - Hurricane Andrew causes devastation in Florida and Louisiana

USA 1993 - World Trade Center bombing

USA 1995 - Oklahoma City bombing

USA 1997 - NASA spacecraft Mars Pathfinder lands on Mars

USA 2001 - Invasion of Afghanistan Operation "Enduring Freedom"

World History 2001 - September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks

September 11, 2001

2003 Death of Spouse/Partner
Phyllis ROWE died 18 December 2003, Avon Park, Florida, USA
12 April 2005
Farmville, Virginia, USA

Farmville Herald - Farmville, VA, April 14, 2005
APRIL 14 - R. Douglas Brulett, 81, of Farmvllle, died Tuesday, April 12, 2005. He was preceded in death by his parents, A. B. and Edith Bader Brouilette, a brother, Bader Brouilette and a sister, Eileen Mitchell. He is survived by his children, Carolyn McKeithen of Florida and Bradford Brulett of North Carolina; grandchildren, Wendy Hawkins, Aaron Hawkins, Carl Brulett and Crystal Brulett; nieces, Nancy Gasink of Maine and Donna Craig of Massachusetts and a nephew, Alan Brouilette of Illinois. Mr. Brulett attended college in Massachusetts, earning his BS degree and later received a MA from a college in Florida. He also served in the army from 1943-1946. A visitation will be held this evening (Thursday) from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Shorter Funeral Home, Farmvllle. interment will be in Easthampton, Massachusetts.

Thursday, April 14, 2005
FARMVILLE, Va. - Richmond Douglas Brulett, 81, formerly of Easthampton, died April 10, in Farmville.Born Jan. 1, 1924, in Easthampton, he was the son of the late Albert and Edith (Bader) Bruilette.

He attended Easthampton schools and graduated from Easthampton High School. He graduated with a degree in education from McGill University in Canada.

Mr. Brulett was an educator in Massachusetts public schools and taught in Florida, where he resided for several years.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He was well versed in several languages and spoke German fluently. He traveled extensively in Germany and in Europe.

His wife, Phyllis (Rowe) Brulett, died in 2003.

Mr. Brulett leaves a son, Bradford Brulett, of South Carolina; a daughter, Carolyn McKeithan, of Florida; four grandchildren; one nephew, and two nieces.

A brother, C. Bader Brouilette, and a sister, Eileen B. Mitchell, died earlier.

The funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in Mitchell Funeral Home in Easthampton.

Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery also in Easthampton at a later date.

A calling hour will precede the funeral.

http:/ / 2005/ 04/ 14/ richmond-d-brulett
Daily Hampshire Gazette
Northampton, Massachusetts

BRULETT, R D 01 Jan 1924 12 Apr 2005 (V) 81 23901 (Farmville, Prince Edward, VA) (none specified) Massachusetts

Richmond is buried at: Brookside Cemetery
Williston Ave.

Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA

no visible stone
Added: 11/13/2009 9:37:06 PM

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