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Grave has been located World War II Soldier flag photo of ancestor   Richmond Douglas  BROUILETTE (BRULETT)

  (b. 1 January 1924 Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA   d. 12 April 2005 Farmville, Virginia, USA )  

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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

Richmond Douglas was a soldier in World War II.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

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 Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor 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.


 female ancestor Carolyn BRULETT (b.26 April 1956,   d. 8 January 2015 , Greenville South Carolina, USA)

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1 January 1924
Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA

1930 Easthampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts

Albert B Brouillette, Age: 43, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1887, age at first marriage 23, b. Illinois, parents b. Canada, trucking taxi? at garage
Edith L Brouillette, Age: 37, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1893, age at first marriage 17, b. MA, father b. Germany, mother b. MA
Eileen H Brouillette Age: 16, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1914, single
Richmond D Brouillette, Age: 6, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1924, single
Mabel V Bader, Age: 38,...

World History 1930 - February 18 - Pluto is discovered

USA 1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.

USA 1931 - May 1 - The Empire State Building Opens

USA 1932 - May 20–May 21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.

USA 1933 - March, The Great Depression: President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a "Bank holiday", closing all United States banks and freezing all financial transactions.

USA 1933 - April 5 - President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a national emergency and issues Executive Order 6102, making it illegal for U.S. citizens to own substantial amounts of monetary gold or bullion.

USA 1933 - April 19 – The United States officially goes off the gold standard.

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.

USA 1933 - December 5 – The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, repealing Prohibition.

USA 1935 - Dust Bowl: The great dust storm in the United States hits eastern New Mexico and Colorado, and western Oklahoma the hardest.

USA 1935 - August 14 – United States President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law.

USA 1935 - September 30 - Roosevelt Dedicates Boulder Dam (later to be known as Hoover Dam)

USA 1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster:

USA 1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States.

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

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

1940 Easthampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts

Name: Douglas Brouilette
Age: 16
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1924
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Home in 1940: Easthampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Street: School Street
House Number: 17
Inferred Residence in 1935: Easthampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Residence in 1935: Same House
Sheet Number: 5B
Household Members:
Name Age
Albert Brouilette 53
Eda L...

World History 1940 - May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain

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.

USA 1941 - December 7 - Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor

USA 1941 - December 8 - WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Infamy Speech"

World History 1941 - December 11 - Germany and Italy declare war on the United States. The U.S. responds in kind.

USA 1942 - February 2 – WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an executive order directing the internment of Japanese Americans and the seizure of their property.

USA 1942 - June 4–June 7 – WWII: The Battle of Midway: The Japanese naval advance in the Pacific is halted.

USA 1942 - December 1 – Gasoline rationing begins in the United States.

1943 Army Enlistment

Name: R. Brulett
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 1 Jan 1924
Death Date: 12 Apr 2005
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 1 Feb 1943
Release Date 1: 1 Mar 1946 U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.
Original data: Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Veterans...Read MORE...

1947 Marriage / Partner
Richmond Douglas BROUILETTE (BRULETT) and Phyllis ROWE 15 June 1947,

Northampton, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1950

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

USA 1950 - January 31 - President Harry S. Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb, in response to the detonation of the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb in 1949

World History 1950 - June 25 - Korean War begins when North Korean forces invade South Korea

Northampton, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1952

Name: R Douglas Brouilette
Residence Year: 1952
Street Address: 17 School
Residence Place: Northampton, Massachusetts
Occupation: Student
Publication Title: Northampton, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1952

USA 1953 - Dr. Jonas Salk, University of Pittsburg, announced successful testing of polio vaccine

World History 1953 - July 27 - Korean War ends

World History 1957 - October 4 - USSR launches Sputnik 1 - Space race begins

USA 1958 - NASA formed

USA 1960 - Civil Rights Act of 1960

USA 1961 - Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon

World History 1961 - East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall

USA 1962 - Cuban Missile Crisis

USA 1962 - April 21 - Seattle World's Fair (Century 21 Exposition) opens

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

USA 1963 - November 22 - American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas


Living in Orlando, Florida as of 06-17-1964 newspaper article
Date: June 17, 1964
Location: Massachusetts
Paper: Springfield Union

USA 1964 - April 22 - World's Fair opens in New York City

USA 1964 - Civil Rights Act of 1964

USA 1965 - Vietnam War - First U.S. ground combat forces arrive in South Vietnam

USA 1968 - Civil Rights Act of 1968

USA 1968 - Marin Luther King, Jr. Killed

USA 1968 - Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy assassinated on June 6 in Los Angeles

1969 Is this him?

Teacher Held; Mother Charges 'Hair Pulling'
The Hartford Courant
Hartford, Conn.
Date: May 22, 1969
WINSTED (Special) -- An eighth grade teacher was arrested here Wednesday evening after a mother alleged that he pulled a portion of her son's hair out during class...R Douglas Brulett 45 of 75 Hurlbut St was arrested about 5 p.m. by Policeman...

World History 1969 - July 20 - Apollo 11 - Man lands on the moon

USA 1970 - April 22 - The First Earth Day

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

USA 1972 - Watergate


married - had a summer home on Norwich Lake in Huntington, MA in 1973
Date: August 10, 1973
Location: Massachusetts
Paper: Springfield Union

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

USA 1974 - Richard Nixon resigns Presidency over Watergate

USA Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974

USA 1977 - Elvis Presley dies, August 16, 1977, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

USA 1979 - Iran hostage crisis begins

USA 1979 - Three Mile Island nuclear accident - March 28

World History 1979 - May 4 - Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female prime minister of Great Britain

USA 1980 - May 18 - Mount Saint Helens (in Washington State) erupted spewing ash and smoke sixty-three thousand feet into the air. Heavy ash covered the ground to the immediate northwest, and small particles were carried to the Atlantic coast.

USA President Ronald Reagan nominates Sandra Day O’Connor to be the first woman on the Supreme Court, 1981

USA 1981 - Attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan by John Hinckley

World History 1981 - Voyager 2 reaches Saturn

World History 1981 - First reported case of AIDS

USA Joan Benoit wins the first women’s Olympic Marathon, 1984

World History 1985 - May 16 - Hole in Ozone layer is discovered by British scientists

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

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

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

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 - Updated: 6/3/2015 6:52:25 PM

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