Philip Martin Draayom (1911 - 1996)

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Burial / Funeral

Riverside National Cemetery
Section AC Row E Site 55,
22495 Van Buren Boulevard, Riverside, Ca

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San Dimas, Los Angeles County, California

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Branch of service: Us Coast Guard
Rank attained: COX
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Martin

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1911 - In the year that Philip Martin Draayom was born, the first use of aircraft as an offensive weapon occurred in the Turkish-Italian War. First used for aerial reconnaissance alone, planes were then used in aerial combat to shoot down recon planes. In World War I, planes and zeppelins evolved for use in bombing.

1931 - He was 20 years old when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

1980 - At the age of 69 years old, Philip was alive when on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

1993 - At the age of 82 years old, Philip was alive when on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

1996 - In the year of Philip Martin Draayom's passing, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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Philip Martin Draayom passed away on August 7, 1996 at age 84. There is no listed cause of death. He was buried in Riverside National Cemetery Section AC Row E Site 55, Riverside, Ca. He was born on November 30, 1911. We have no information about Philip's surviving family. We know that Philip Martin Draayom had been residing in San Dimas, Los Angeles County, California.

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