John Frank Ray (1926 - 2008)

John Frank Ray
1926 - 2008
updated September 10, 2019
John Frank Ray was born on July 26, 1926. He died on January 27, 2008 at age 81. We know that John Frank Ray had been residing in Tate County, Mississippi United States.
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John Frank Ray
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Frank
Middle name
Ray
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Tate County, Mississippi United States
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West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery Section HH Site 18994, Forest Hill-irene Rd, in Memphis, Tennessee 38125
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Negro, Citizen

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Unknown

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Grammar School

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General Farmers

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Military serial#: 44066624
Enlisted: March 29, 1945 in Cp Shelby Mississippi
Military branch: No Branch Assignment
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law

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John Frank Ray passed away on January 27, 2008 at age 81. He was buried in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery Section HH Site 18994, Memphis, Tennessee. He was born on July 26, 1926. We have no information about John's family. We know that John Frank Ray had been residing in Tate County, Mississippi United States.
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In 1926, in the year that John Frank Ray was born, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1945, when he was 19 years old, on April 12th, President Franklin D. Roosevelt died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Warm Springs, Georgia. At 1p, he was sitting for a portrait when he complained that he had a "terrific pain" in the back of his head and collapsed. A doctor was summoned and the doctor gave him a shot of adrenaline into his heart. It didn't help and he was pronounced dead at 3:30 p.m. A slow moving train took him back to Washington D.C. while thousands of mourners lined the tracks. He was buried at his home in Hyde Park, New York.

In 1963, by the time he was 37 years old, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1977, at the age of 51 years old, John was alive when on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

In 1992, John was 66 years old when on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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