Jewel Raley (1910 - 2006)

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Jewel Raley
1910 - 2006
June 2, 1910
April 26, 2006
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Merritt Island, Brevard County, Florida 32953
Jewel Raley was born on June 2, 1910. She died on April 26, 2006 at 95 years old. We know that Jewel Raley had been residing in Merritt Island, Brevard County, Florida 32953.
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Jewel Raley died on April 26, 2006 at age 95. She was born on June 2, 1910. We are unaware of information about Jewel's family. We know that Jewel Raley had been residing in Merritt Island, Brevard County, Florida 32953.

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In 1910, in the year that Jewel Raley was born, Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

In 1921, at the age of merely 11 years old, Jewel was alive when on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1965, when she was 55 years old, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1976, when she was 66 years old, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

In 1989, Jewel was 79 years old when on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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