Ray Tredo (1915 - 1980)

A photo of Ray Tredo
Ray Tredo
1915 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Ray Tredo was born on April 15, 1915. He died in March 1980 at age 64.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Ray Tredo Biography

With today's technology we are able to write and share our own history which lasts forever online. Our ancestors never had a chance to document their lives. This biography is dedicated to memorialize the life of Ray Tredo, honor his ancestry & genealogy, and his immediate Tredo family.

Most Commonly Known Name

Ray Tredo

First name

Ray

Middle name

Unknown.

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Male

Birth

Ray Tredo was born on

Death

Ray Tredo died in

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Ray.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Ray Tredo?

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Ray's ethnicity and where did his parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

Unknown. Was Ray a religious man?

Last Known Residence

Unknown. Did Ray move a lot? Where was his last known location?

Education

Did Ray finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Ray attend?

Professions

Share what Ray did for a living or if he had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Ray's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Ray serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with his life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Back to Top

Ray Tredo Family Tree

Ray's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Tredo family tree.

Ray's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
Ray Tredo
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

Ray's Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Ray during various points of his life.
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Share Memories about Ray

What do you remember about Ray Tredo? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Ray is remembered.

Ray Tredo Obituary

This obit of Ray Tredo is maintained by Ray's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Ray Tredo passed away in March 1980 at 64 years of age. He was born on April 15, 1915. We are unaware of information about Ray's family.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Ray Tredo

1915 - 1980 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Ray's lifetime

In 1915, in the year that Ray Tredo was born, the Germans first used poison gas as a weapon at the second Battle of Ypres during World War I. While noxious gases had been used since ancient times, this was the first use of poisonous gas - in this case, lethal chlorine gas - in modern war. Subsequently, the French and British - as well as the United States when they entered World War 1 - developed and used lethal gas in war.

In 1940, by the time he was 25 years old, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1950, he was 35 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1961, at the age of 46 years old, Ray was alive when on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1980, in the year of Ray Tredo's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

Other Biographies

Other Tredos

Lucille Tredo
Aug 14, 1903 - January 1984
Homestead, Florida
Donald R Tredo
Oct 25, 1943 - May 3, 2007
Camano Island, WA
Ernest Tredo
Jun 6, 1887 - December 1975
San Fernando, California
Roberta M Tredo
Feb 27, 1916 - Oct 31, 1994
San Rafael, CA
Bessie Tredo
Apr 1, 1890 - April 1986
Van Nuys, California
Charles G. Tredo
Born: around 1942
TX
Reta F. (Pierce) Tredo
Born: around 1951
TX

Other Bios

Guy Halferty
Dec 19, 1882 - March 1960
Charles Seymour
May 28, 1888 - June 1970
Rockaway Beach, Oregon
Lawrence L Hill
Dec 27, 1912 - Mar 12, 2008
Seattle, WA
Alice W Martin
Dec 25, 1899 - Nov 2, 1998
Bremerton, WA
Helen A Carey
Oct 18, 1918 - Sep 18, 2010
Copperopolis, CA
Elgin Moore
Aug 16, 1908 - December 1972
Everett, Washington
Walter Menzies
Nov 30, 1917 - February 1984
Raymond, Washington
Lurene R Martin
May 22, 1920 - Sep 17, 1999
Stanwood, WA
Parker Garner
Nov 26, 1892 - March 1964
Georgia
Sylvia Schonbein
Feb 1, 1915 - Apr 23, 2006
Seattle, WA
George Ireland
Feb 22, 1913 - June 1982
Armas Turtainen
Jun 7, 1911 - July 1982
Kirkland, Washington
Alanson Wiseman
Apr 23, 1918 - August 1987
Stanwood, Washington
George Smith
May 25, 1908 - April 1987
Aberdeen, Washington
Joe Littlefield
Apr 2, 1897 - August 1982
Sedro Woolley, Washington
Ione Green
Apr 9, 1905 - October 1970
Seattle, Washington
Dudley Husbands
Jan 19, 1908 - July 1985
Laurel, Mississippi
Esabell Goudie
Jun 16, 1914 - February 1986
Woodinville, Washington
Grace H Murphy
Sep 14, 1904 - May 19, 1999
Arlington, WA
Roy Braden
Oct 13, 1910 - May 1962
Success Stories from Biographies like Ray Tredo
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.