[Ads-l] Truman-Related Query

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Fri Aug 25 17:19:41 EDT 2017


This seems to be him:
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=67769692&ref=acom
http://www.sos.mo.gov/images/archives/deathcerts/1936/1936_00020014.PDF



Other occupations:
1900 census day laborer
1910 census proprietor saloon
1918 WWI Draft Registration Deputy County Recorder
1920 census Chief Deputy County Recorder
1926 Independence MO City Directory "dep Circuit Clerk"
1930 census  County Investigator for Jackson Co. MO


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> The originator of the famous Trumanism "If a man can't stand the heat, he ought to stay out of the kitchen" appears to have been a
> Missouri judge named Eugene I. "Buck" Purcell.  Can anyone provide me with Purcell's birth and death years?  Can anyone tell me whether
> Purcell was primarily a judge, or whether he had some other occupation?
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> Fred Shapiro
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