Ray Fred Van Valer (1909 - 1982)

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Burial / Funeral

Willamette National Cemetery
Section A Site 380,
11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, Or

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Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: T5
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Fred

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1909 - In the year that Ray Fred Van Valer was born, Polish physician and medical researcher Paul Ehrlich found a cure for syphilis, which was a prevalent (but undiscussed) disease. He found that an arsenic compound completely cured syphilis within 3 weeks.

1955 - He was 46 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

1956 - By the time he was 47 years old, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

1962 - When he was 53 years old, on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

1982 - In the year of Ray Fred Van Valer's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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Ray Fred Van Valer passed away on June 22, 1982 at age 73. There is no listed cause of death for Ray. He was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section A Site 380, Portland, Or. He was born on April 24, 1909. We have no information about Ray's immediate family. We know that Ray Fred Van Valer had been residing in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington.

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