Ray Dawson (1907 - 1974)

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Ray Dawson
1907 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Ray Dawson was born on September 22, 1907. He died in November 1974 at age 67. We know that Ray Dawson had been residing in Danville, Montour County, Pennsylvania.


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Ray Dawson died in November 1974 at 67 years old. He was born on September 22, 1907. We have no information about Ray's surviving family. We know that Ray Dawson had been residing in Danville, Montour County, Pennsylvania.
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In 1907, in the year that Ray Dawson was born, in October, over a 3 week period, the New York stock exchange fell almost 50% from the previous year's high mark. Public panic ensued and there were runs on banks since the U.S. was in the middle of a recession. J.P. Morgan offered his own fortune to back the banks and he was followed by other financiers. This temporarily shored up the banking system, stopping the immediate panic. All of this led to the creation of the Federal Reserve.

In 1928, when he was 21 years old, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1947, Ray was 40 years old when on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1953, by the time he was 46 years old, on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1974, in the year of Ray Dawson's passing, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

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Ray Alexander Dawson
around 1922 - Jun 13, 1944
Ray E Dawson
Born: around 1926
Ohio, United States
Ray Dawson
Born: around 1927
West Virginia, United States
Ray W Dawson
Born: around 1923
West Virginia, United States
Ray C Dawson
Born: around 1909
Kentucky, United States
Ray F Dawson
Born: around 1917
Ohio, United States
Ray E Dawson
Born: around 1911
Maine, United States
Ray W Dawson
Born: around 1921
Kentucky, United States
Ray G Jr Dawson
Born: around 1921
Massachusetts, United States
Ray E Dawson
Born: around 1907
Pennsylvania, United States
Ray Dawson
Born: around 1895
Indiana, United States
Ray Dawson
Dec 31, 1969 - Apr 20, 1962
Ray D. Dawson
Born: around 1958
Ray W. Dawson
Born: around 1952
Ray W Dawson
Oct 11, 1921 - Jul 18, 2000
Sun City, CA
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Dec 26, 1906 - November 1986
Alhambra, California
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Oct 3, 1879 - May 1965
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Jun 1, 1921 - January 1972
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Aug 4, 1918 - October 1982
Stillwater, Oklahoma
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Oct 20, 1903 - March 1976
Scottsdale, Arizona

Other Dawsons

Mark R Dawson
Feb 11, 1911 - Apr 27, 2001
Coulters, PA
Kenneth W Dawson
May 28, 1910 - Jan 23, 2004
Irwin, PA
Cora Dawson
Aug 8, 1894 - July 1977
Lucasville, OH
Regina R Dawson
Nov 29, 1921 - May 5, 2008
Ridgeley, WV
Willie Dawson
Apr 20, 1922 - Sep 22, 2005
Vanceboro, NC
Norma P Dawson
Dec 21, 1923 - Oct 24, 2008
Media, PA
John Dawson
Oct 8, 1924 - March 1972
Frances M Dawson
Feb 22, 1927 - December 1993
Saugerties, NY
Louise Dawson
Feb 10, 1910 - March 1987
Connellsville, PA
William Dawson
Sep 24, 1908 - March 1976
Connellsville, PA
Naomi E Dawson
Feb 1, 1926 - Jan 3, 2006
Carmichaels, PA
Betty E Dawson
Jan 29, 1924 - May 2, 2001
Bristow, VA
Lois Dawson
Aug 13, 1929 - Jan 15, 2001
West Palm Beach, FL
Myrtle Dawson
Jan 13, 1931 - Dec 3, 1999
Philadelphia, PA
Ernestine Dawson
Jun 18, 1928 - Jul 23, 2004
Los Angeles, CA
Frederick C Dawson
Apr 21, 1936 - Jun 7, 2011
Beaver Falls, PA
James L Dawson
Apr 23, 1938 - Feb 4, 2005
Apollo Beach, FL
Hattie Dawson
Feb 22, 1902 - June 1982
Altoona, PA
Clara Dawson
Oct 18, 1896 - December 1968
Monessen, PA
Ruth Dawson
Mar 27, 1908 - October 1978
Jersey Shore, PA

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Aug 22, 1914 - May 29, 2001
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Bloomsburg, PA
Zella Flick
Jul 6, 1910 - November 1976
Bloomsburg, PA
Mildred Polk
Oct 30, 1906 - April 1984
Bloomsburg, PA
C S Lawton
Mar 26, 1901 - Jan 8, 1989
Edward Sterner
Nov 25, 1886 - January 1964
Thomas H Rhone
Jul 14, 1914 - Jun 3, 2000
Phoenix, AZ
Clem Slater
May 31, 1892 - February 1965
Statesboro, GA
Carl W Kile
Mar 4, 1920 - Jun 5, 1988
Bloomsburg, PA
Paul E Millard
Jan 29, 1916 - Oct 30, 2010
New Milford, PA
Bernice Eveland
Aug 18, 1901 - August 1975
Stillwater, PA
Ira Hutchings
Jun 13, 1880 - November 1967
Allentown, PA
Donald Mordan
Oct 11, 1918 - April 1985
Bloomsburg, PA
Dewey Fullmer
Jul 20, 1900 - May 1960
Rae Herr
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Bloomsburg, PA
Harry S Keller
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Bloomsburg, PA
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