Floyd Amos McGraw (1917 - 2011)

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graduated: 1934 Fulton High School, Fulton, Oswego County, New York; Celebrated 50th wedding anniversary, July 28, 1990; stamp collector; jigsaw puzzle master; history of intestinal cancer

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Birth

in Adams, Jefferson County, New York USA

Death

on at University Hospital, in Syracuse, Ononadga County, New York USA

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at Memorial Woods and Columbarium, in Big Moose, Herkimer County, New York USA

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Mother: Ella Mae Bettinger
Father: John Amos McGraw
Siblings: John McGraw and June Evelyn McGraw

Wife: Norma Eileen Smith
Children with Norma: John Damon McGraw and Jill Ann McGraw

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Factory Worker; Sealright

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Amos

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Methodist

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1917 - In the year that Floyd Amos McGraw was born, Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari was convicted and executed as a German spy. Since Mata Hari, born Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" MacLeod, was a citizen of the Netherlands (which remained neutral in World War 1), she could travel freely in Europe. Her travels (and her romantic entanglements) raised suspicion and she was arrested by the French and found guilty. There is still controversy about her guilt although her name has become synonymous with a seductive female spy.

1966 - At the age of 49 years old, Floyd was alive when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

1978 - He was 61 years old when on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

1983 - At the age of 66 years old, Floyd was alive when physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

1999 - At the age of 82 years old, Floyd was alive when on January 1st, the Euro became the new official single currency of the eurozone. It was used by Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain and has since spread in use. Daily, over 337 million Europeans use the euro.

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Floyd A. McGraw, 94 of Fulton, died Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at University Hospital in Syracuse after a brief illness.
A native of Adams, N.Y., he had resided in Fulton most of his life. Floyd retired from Sealright Company in Fulton after 42 years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Fulton.
Floyd was predeceased by his wife, Norma Smith McGraw, in 1999.
Surviving are his son, John D. (Mary Jane) McGraw of Fulton; daughter, Jill A. (Scott) Reid of South Plainfield, NJ; four grandchildren, John (Sarah) McGraw, Maria (Chris) Caza, Michele (Keith) Gilbert and Justin Reid; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, John McGraw of Fulton and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held 10 a.m. Monday at the First United Methodist Church, 1408 Route 176, Fulton with Rev. Mark Kimpland officiating. There are no calling hours.
The family requests contributions are made to the Educational Memorial Fund at First United Methodist Church, 1408 Route 176, Fulton, NY 13069. Foster Funeral Home in Fulton has care of arrangements.

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