Virginia Lee Bouldin

b. 15 July 1911, d. 13 February 1995

Virginia Lee Bouldin, 1911-1995
  • Virginia Lee Bouldin was born on 15 July 1911 in Texas.
  • James Edward Bouldin II and Jennie Ann Scott appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Dallas, Texas, at 715 Fitzhugh. Other members of the household included Virginia Lee Bouldin, David Wooldridge Bouldin and Helen Lee Bouldin.
  • James Edward Bouldin II and Jennie Ann Scott appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, at 828 Zang Boulevard. Other members of the household included Virginia Lee Bouldin. Also in the household was one female domestic servant.
  • The following appeared on 2 March 1935 in The Dallas Morning News: Three Dallas girls will be seen in the forthcoming "Gold Diggers of 1935," produced by First National. Busby Berkeley directed the girls in the picture. Patsy Bellamy, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bellamy of 342 Mesa drive; Ruth Ellis, 707 Havenden circle, and Virginia Bouldin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Bouldin of 827 Zang, all went to Hollywood from Dallas.
  • She married Rutherford Herman, son of Charles Herman Dexheimer and Margaret Rutherford Cullen, on 8 July 1936.
  • The following appeared on 11 July 1936 in The Dallas Morning News: Mrs. John Rutherford, before her marriage Wednesday, Miss Virginia Lee Bouldin, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Bouldin, 827 North Zang. The bride recently returned from spending four months in Mexico City where she appeared at the Alameda Theater and previously she has appeared in motion pictures and on the stage. Mr. Rutherford, New York and Hollywood, appeared with George Arliss in "Disraeli," at the Theater Guild in "He Who Gets Slapped" and with Eddie Cantor in several productions.
  • The following appeared on 14 December 1936 in the San Antonio Light: Virginia Lee Bouldin, one of Ruth Laird's Texas Rockets, an ace chorus line, here for a couple of days before rejoining the show.
  • The following appeared on 22 February 1940 in The Dallas Morning News: Miss Virginia Lee Bouldin has returned from a tour of the East and is at home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James E. Bouldin, 827 North Zang, for a few days before leaving for the Coast.
  • The following appeared on 21 September 1945 in the Tucson Daily Citizen: Word has been received here of the death of James E. Bouldin, 69, at his home in Dallas, Tex., Wednesday. He lived in Tucson from 1912 to 1920 and visited here frequently since then. Funeral services will be held in Austin, Tex.
         Mr. Bouldin is survived by his wife, Mrs. Jennie Bouldin, Dallas; two daughters, Mrs. Virginia Rutherford, Hollywood, and Mrs. W. S. Bransford, Tucson; and a granddaughter, Mrs. Alfred Figueira, of Tucson. Mrs. Bransford is now in Dallas.
          Mr. Bouldin is the former owner of the north half of Baca Float ranch No. 3, and several years ago he deeded the land on which Tumacacori mission is located to the government to be used as a part of the national monument.
  • The following appeared on 23 September 1945 in The Dallas Morning News: Jack Rutherford, actor with Leo Carrillo in "The Bad Man," married a Dallas girl and spends a lot of time. . . . "The Bad Man" will open the Melba road show season Oct. 5 and 6.
  • In 1946, Virginia Lee Bouldin and Rutherford Herman were living in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, at 1961 North Cahuenga Boulevard aaccording to the California voter registration index for that year, and the same information appears in 1948, 1950, 1952 and 1954.
  • The following appeared on 7 March 1955 in The Los Angeles Times: Actor Jack Rutherford, 60, of 5217 Hollywood Blvd., last night was booked on suspicion of felonious drunk driving after his automobile was involved in a collision on Vine St. Officers T. E. Buell and D. A. Danko reported that Rutherford's car hit one driven by Cyril John Dixon, 39 of Chula Vista, at the Vine St. turnoff of the Hollywood Freeway. Mrs. Margo Findlay, 35, of 2966 Passmore St., a passenger in Dixon's car, was treated for cuts and bruises at Hollywood Receiving Hospital. Rutherford's wife Virginia also suffered cuts and bruises.
  • Virginia Lee Bouldin became a widow at the 21 August 1982 death of her husband Rutherford Herman.
  • Virginia Lee Bouldin died on 13 February 1995 at age 83 in Dallas County, Texas.
  • She was interred at Pecan Grove Cemetery, McKinney, Collin County, Texas.
  • Last Edited: 23 May 2015

Family: Rutherford Herman b. 12 April 1893, d. 21 August 1982