Floyd Gay Mathis (1914 - 2009)

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Sumner, Pierce County, Washington

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Gabriel Mathis & Kaylee Mayes

Gabriel Mathis & Kaylee Mayes

Jeramie, Gabriel, and Krista Mathis

Jeramie, Gabriel, and Krista Mathis

Bill Mathis

Bill Mathis

Thomas Marrion Mathis

Thomas Marrion Mathis

Daisy Holshouser Mathis

Daisy Holshouser Mathis

Leutzinger Family c1918

Leutzinger Family c1918

Johnie Alene Mathis Coffee Meier, Florida

Johnie Alene Mathis Coffee Meier, Florida

Lan D. Mathis - 1940

Lan D. Mathis - 1940

my grandparents

my grandparents

Great Uncle Dillard & Bell's Grave

Great Uncle Dillard & Bell's Grave

George Mathis

George Mathis

Unknown Couple

Unknown Couple

Unknown Mathis Man

Unknown Mathis Man

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Members of the Cherokee Artillery Gabriel Mathis & Kaylee Mayes Jeramie, Gabriel, and Krista Mathis Bill Mathis

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1914 - In the year that Floyd Gay Mathis was born, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

1918 - When he was merely 4 years old, federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

1922 - When he was only 8 years old, on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

1948 - By the time he was 34 years old, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

1977 - When he was 63 years old, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

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Floyd Gay Mathis died on August 18, 2009 at 95 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Floyd. He was born on May 23, 1914. There is no information about Floyd's family. We know that Floyd Gay Mathis had been residing in Sumner, Pierce County, Washington.

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