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Chief Claude Melvin Bullock
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Birth: Oct. 30, 1906
Jacksonville
Cherokee County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 1996
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA

Chief Bullock moved to Houston from Jacksonville in 1926 and joined the Houston Fire Department in 1927. He became the fire chief in 1958 and served for six years under Mayor Lewis Cutrer. In 1929 he married Evelyn Faye Brewer and they were married for sixty-three years until her death in Decemeber 1992. Member of Arabia Temple Shrine, Master Mason receiving a sixty year pin in 1994. Served as Secretary of the International Fire Chiefs Association, and was instrumental in introducing the third shift and firefighters Pension Plan. After retiring in 1964, Chief Bullock, along with his son Jim, went into the service station business operating two Chevron outlets until retirement in January 1990. Chief Bullock served the Houston Fire Department from 1926-1964. Father of Jim Bullock and Sandra Truhitte. Grandfather of James Regan Bullock and Jacqueline Truhitte, and great grandfather of Emily Anne. Brother of Gladys Blake. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Almer Bullock (1873 - 1930)
  Neely Wallace Bullock (1880 - 1911)
 
 Spouse:
  Evelyn Faye Brewer Bullock (1912 - 1992)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Ernest Bullock (1897 - 1982)*
  John Thomas Bullock (1903 - 1963)*
  Verna Beatrice Bullock Johnston (1904 - 1978)*
  Claude Melvin Bullock (1906 - 1996)
  Bernice Bullock Bolton (1909 - 1986)*
  Barnett B. Bullock (1909 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Park Cemetery
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 05, 2005
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Chief Claude Melvin Bullock
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Chief Claude Melvin Bullock
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