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Howard Colby Bushnell
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1916
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 2001
Glen Ellyn
DuPage County
Illinois, USA

Father: Oliver Jackson Bushnell
Birth: 13 SEPT 1871 in Illinois
Death: 18 MAY 1931 in Hinsdale, Du Page, Illinois, USA

Mother: Grace Emma Brodie
Birth: Sept 1881 in New Hampshire
Death: Jan 1970 in Clarendon Hills, Du Page, Illinois, United States of America

Grandfather: Jackson Jones Bushnell
Birth: 19 Feb 1815 in Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
Death: 8 Mar 1873 in Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin, United States

Married: Jan 16, 1855 Southington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Grandmother: Sarah Eliza Lewis
Birth: 17 Sept 1830 in Southington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Death: 4 Jan 1896


Howard C. Bushnell, age 84, of Glen Ellyn, formerly of Hinsdale, beloved husband of the late Madelyn E.; loving father of Howard, Philip (Janis), John (Bonnie) and Madelyn (William) Braun; cherished grandfather of nine and great-grandfather of five. Visitation Thursday 4 to 8 p.m. at Leonard Memorial Home, Ltd., 565 Duane St., Glen Ellyn, where Funeral Ceremony will be held Friday 10 a.m. Entombment Assumption Cemetery, Wheaton. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the DuPage Symphony, P.O. Box 488, Glen Ellyn, IL 60138 or to the South Beloit Historical Society, 542 Wheeler Ave., South Beloit, IL 61080 would be appreciated. Info, 630-469-0032.

Published in Chicago Tribune on April 5, 2001.

BUSHNELL, Oliver Jackson, 72 West Adams St, Chicago; res. Hinsdale, Ill. Operating Executive; b. Rockton, Ill., Sept. 13, 1871; s. Jackson Jones and Sarah Eliza (Lewis) Bushnell; paternal ancestors came from England about 1638, settling in Conn., 1648; 3 years at Beloit Coll., class 1893; one year Chicago Coll. of Law; Beta Theta Pi; m. Hinsdale. Ill., 1904, Grace E. Colby; children: Mildred Grace, Robert Jackson, Howard Colby. Entered employ Chicago Edison Co., 1892; since 1895 supt meter dept, of that company, and its successor, The Commonwealth Edison Co. Author (tech. papers): Metering Direct Current, 1898; Warrantable Expense for Meter Testing, 1907; Report of Meter Com., Nat. Elcc Light Assn. 1912; Report of Meter Com. of the Assn of Edison Illuminating cos, 1915-16; Report of Com. on Metering and Service Methods (Assn of Edison Illuminating Companies), 1919; as chmn of meter com of Nat. Elec Light Assn, edited and directed Metcrman's Handbook (1st edition), 1912; Electrical Measurements (co-author with A. G. Turnhnll). Mem. A.I.E.E., Nat. Elcc. Light Assn. Clubs: Illinois Athletic, Congregational (Chicago), Hinsdale, Hinsdale Golf. Republican. Congregationalist.

~Who's who in Engineering, Volume 1; pg. 220; John W. Leonard Corporation, 1922. 
Family links: 
  Oliver Jackson Bushnell (1871 - 1931)
  Grace Emma Colby Bushnell (1882 - 1970)
  Mary Madeline Ellis Bushnell (1918 - 1998)
  Mildred Grace Bushnell Yale (1907 - 1997)*
  Howard Colby Bushnell (1916 - 2001)
*Calculated relationship
Assumption Cemetery
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Michael Harrington
Record added: Oct 23, 2012
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Howard Colby Bushnell
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