George Winston Rymer (1895 - 1946)

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Chattanooga National Cemetery Section U Site 68A-NS, 1200 Bailey Avenue, in Chattanooga, Tennessee

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Father: William Hughes Rymer
Mother: Alice Josephine (Lemons) Rymer
Siblings: Arthur Carl Rymer, John Grover Rymer, Laura Ethel Rymer, Carrie Mae Rymer, Onie Ann Rymer, Jesse Robert Rymer, Willian Wayne Rymer, Stella Marie Rymer, Louise Rymer, and Thelma Ruth Rymer

Wife: Lucile (Shreeve) Rymer
Children with Lucile: Eugene Thomas Rymer and George Winston Rymer Jr

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1LT U.S ARMY

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: 1LT

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Winston

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1895 - In the year that George Winston Rymer was born, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

1899 - At the age of merely 4 years old, George was alive when the meaning of Chinese "oracle bones" was rediscovered. Farmers in China had been turning up the bones in their fields for generations but most often they were ground up and sold as medicine. The chancellor of the Imperial Academy and a friend noticed, before they ground the bones, that they had writing. The bones had been used around the second millennium BC for divination.

1934 - George was 39 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

1936 - George was 41 years old when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

1946 - In the year of George Winston Rymer's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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George Winston Rymer, father to 2 children, died on December 29, 1946 at 51 years of age. There is no known cause of death. He was buried in Chattanooga National Cemetery Section U Site 68A-NS, Chattanooga, Tennessee. He was born on May 8, 1895. He was born to William Hughes Rymer and Alice Josephine (Lemons) Rymer, with siblings Arthur, John, Laura, Carrie, Onie, Jesse, Willian, Stella, Louise, and Thelma. George married Lucile Shreeve and George died. They gave birth to Eugene Thomas Rymer and George Winston Rymer Jr.

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