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Karl C Bruce
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1896
Butte County
California, USA
Death: Apr. 22, 1925
Chico
Butte County
California, USA

Married Edith Pauline Chatel Aug. 23, 1915 at Chico, CA.
Daughter: Kaarleen Adele Bruce 1922 - 1998 Long Beach, CA
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News Article: The Chico Enterprise, Wednesday Evening, February 23, 1938: "Six Bruce Cousins Meet Tragic Deaths"

Tragedy has stalked the Bruce family here for years it was revealed today by friends and family. No less than six members of the family, all cousins, have met violent deaths.

"Bud Bruce, a cousin of Police Officer C.J. Bruce killed last night, was shot to death in Gridley many years ago by a man named Shumaker.

"Stanley Bruce, another cousin, was electrocuted while working for a power company in Arizona following the trouble on the Mexican border.

"Karl Bruce, a cousin was killed near Nord a few years ago by a club wielded by Lawrence Bennett.

"Herman, another cousin, was killed in a gun battle with his brother-in-law, Clarence White, a few years ago at the Bruce home on Park Avenue.

"Still another cousin known as "Fatty" Williams, and a brother of Marcus Williams, who attempted to prevent the shooting of Officer Bruce last night, was killed by a box car on the Butte county railroad south of town a few years ago. 
 
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 Parents:
  Alfred Proctor Bruce (1856 - 1932)
  Mary Belle McClard Bruce (1868 - 1939)
 
 Spouse:
  Edith Pauline Chatel Keefer (1898 - 1949)*
 
 Children:
  Vollney Bruce (1916 - 1916)*
  Karleen Adele Bruce-Minnick Sautter - Frye (1922 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Millie Ann Bruce (1888 - 1888)*
  Harry A Bruce (1891 - 1949)*
  LeRoy Richard Bruce (1894 - 1956)*
  Karl C Bruce (1896 - 1925)
  Margaret Anne Bruce Ziegler (1904 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chico Cemetery
Chico
Butte County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Adriana
Originally Created by: J
Record added: Jan 02, 2011
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Karl C Bruce
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- garrett596
 Added: Jan. 5, 2013
 
 
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