Radford Calton Gragg

(1917 - 1983)

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Radford Gragg
1917 - 1983
Born
December 18, 1917
Caldwell, County, North Carolina USA
Death
June 2, 1983
His Home in Collettsville, Caldwell County, North Carolina United States 28645
Last Known Residence
Lenoir, Caldwell County, North Carolina 28645
Summary
Radford Calton Gragg was born on December 18, 1917 in North Carolina USA. He was born to William Henderson Gragg and Mary Etta Coffey Gragg, with siblings Glenn and Beverly Allena. He married Katherine Woody Gragg. Radford died on June 2, 1983 at His Home, Collettsville, North Carolina at age 65. We know that Radford Calton Gragg had been residing in Lenoir, Caldwell County, North Carolina 28645.
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When Radford Calton Gragg was born on December 18, 1917, in Caldwell County, North Carolina, his father, William Henderson Gragg (1883 - 1946), was 33 and his mother, Mary Etta Coffey Gragg (1887 - 1951), was 29.

He had three siblings:

Frank Albert Gragg (1915 - 1936)
Glenn Arthur Gragg (1920 - 1987)
Beverly Allena Gragg Ollis (1926 - 2012)

He had two daughters with Katie Woodie. He died on June 2, 1983, in Lenoir, North Carolina, at the age of 65.

He is buried at:
Blue Ridge Memorial Park
Lenoir
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA
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Radford Gragg died on at His Home in Collettsville, Caldwell County, North Carolina United States 28645
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Radford Gragg was born on in Caldwell, County, North Carolina USA
Radford Gragg died on at His Home in Collettsville, Caldwell County, North Carolina United States 28645
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Radford Calton Gragg died on June 2, 1983 at His Home, Collettsville, North Carolina at 65 years of age. He was buried in Blue Ridge Memorial Park, Lenoir, North Carolina USA. He was born on December 18, 1917 in North Carolina USA. He was born to William Henderson Gragg and Mary Etta Coffey Gragg, with siblings Glenn and Beverly Allena. Radford married Katherine Woody Gragg.

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In 1917, in the year that Radford Calton Gragg was born, "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

In 1928, Radford was merely 11 years old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1931, Radford was just 14 years old when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1974, he was 57 years old when on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

In 1983, in the year of Radford Calton Gragg's passing, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

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