Ray Smith (1892 - 1974)

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Ray Smith
1892 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Ray Smith was born on December 4, 1892. He died in July 1974 at age 81. We know that Ray Smith had been residing in Fostoria, Seneca County, Ohio 44830.

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Ray Smith passed away in July 1974 at 81 years of age. He was born on December 4, 1892. We have no information about Ray's family or relationships. We know that Ray Smith had been residing in Fostoria, Seneca County, Ohio 44830.
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In 1892, in the year that Ray Smith was born, on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

In 1901, at the age of only 9 years old, Ray was alive when Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

In 1946, at the age of 54 years old, Ray was alive when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1964, when he was 72 years old, in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1974, in the year of Ray Smith's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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Ray Clarke Smith
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Ray Branton Smith
around 1920 - Jul 26, 1942
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around 1916 - Feb 14, 1942
Ray Smith
Born: around 1921
Oklahoma, United States
Ray Jr Smith
Born: around 1927
Kentucky, United States
Ray T Smith
Born: around 1926
North Carolina, United States
Ray Von Smith
Born: around 1927
North Carolina, United States
Ray Cordell Smith
Born: around 1928
Mississippi, United States
Ray B Smith
Born: around 1914
Mississippi, United States
Ray Smith
Born: around 1915
Mississippi, United States
Ray E Smith
Born: around 1924
North Carolina, United States
Ray Weems Smith
Born: around 1916
Georgia, United States
Ray M Jr Smith
Born: around 1926
North Carolina, Conscientious Objector, United States
Ray T Smith
Born: around 1919
New York, United States
Ray Jr Smith
Born: around 1926
New York, United States
Ray Smith
Born: around 1919
Utah, United States
Ray G Smith
Born: around 1919
Utah, United States
Ray E Smith
Born: around 1914
Utah, United States
Ray D Smith
Born: around 1925
Utah, United States

Other Smiths

Stanley Smith
Nov 29, 1896 - August 1985
Fostoria, Ohio
Lee Smith
Apr 4, 1906 - October 1946
Frank Smith
Mar 11, 1892 - April 1967
Fostoria, Ohio
Claude Smith
Feb 9, 1903 - July 1977
San Jose, California
Charles Smith
Nov 2, 1888 - August 1973
Tiffin, Ohio
Floyd Smith
Mar 9, 1916 - March 1975
George Smith
Oct 18, 1900 - April 1981
Fostoria, Ohio
Harold Smith
Aug 22, 1908 - May 28, 1988
Sylvania, OH
Horace Smith
Jun 2 - January 1962
Clyde O Smith
Dec 24, 1905 - Feb 29, 1992
Charles Smith
Oct 5, 1898 - June 1953
James Smith
Apr 5, 1906 - October 1966
Robert L Smith
Apr 29, 1914 - Jul 28, 1999
Perrysburg, OH
Kenneth P Smith
Nov 29, 1915 - Oct 15, 2001
Lamoni, IA
Harold Smith
Feb 6, 1914 - October 1980
Globe, Arizona
Carl F Smith
Dec 19, 1915 - Jan 7, 2008
Fostoria, Ohio
Robert W Smith
Nov 25, 1911 - Oct 8, 1964
Edward Smith
Jul 13, 1907 - September 1968
Helen M Smith
Jun 18, 1911 - Sep 9, 1999
Zanesville, OH
Mathew Smith
Mar 8, 1896 - June 1960

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Orry Needels
Jan 27, 1876 - December 1965
Michigan
Lawrence Lindenman
Oct 7, 1904 - March 1973
Fostoria, Ohio
Charles Whitman
Apr 10, 1908 - October 1953
Henry Knierim
Mar 27, 1899 - April 1968
Fostoria, Ohio
Earl Bordner
Jul 1, 1887 - February 1975
Fostoria, Ohio
Marshall Matson
Feb 23, 1902 - August 1971
Wayne, Ohio
Joseph Madden
Mar 14, 1889 - September 1971
Tiffin, Ohio
John E Haynes
Jun 1, 1905 - Oct 1, 1992
Fostoria, OH
Irvin Joseph
Dec 26, 1879 - January 1966
Ohio
H L Martin
Jan 15, 1901 - Mar 11, 1991
Hamilton, OH
Walter Huth
Dec 17, 1912 - May 1980
Fostoria, Ohio
Roy Coppus
Mar 9, 1901 - September 1979
Tiffin, Ohio
Stanley Smith
Nov 29, 1896 - August 1985
Fostoria, Ohio
William A Flechtner
Aug 20, 1918 - Dec 11, 2000
Toledo, OH
Henry Haines
Aug 8, 1893 - November 1974
Indianapolis, Indiana
Germaine v Wholf
Mar 14, 1906 - Jan 19, 1998
Doylestown, PA
Paul Ziegman
Feb 27, 1894 - March 1969
Fostoria, Ohio
William Young
Feb 24, 1916 - January 1977
Axel Westerlund
Apr 27, 1883 - October 1964
Ohio
Vincent A Welly
May 8, 1911 - Jan 13, 1990
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