Ray Wilder (1915 - 2004)

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Ray Wilder
1915 - 2004
updated February 06, 2019
Ray Wilder was born on August 13, 1915. He died on February 23, 2004 at age 88. We know that Ray Wilder had been residing in Cosmopolis, Grays Harbor County, Washington 98537.

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Ray Wilder passed away on February 23, 2004 at age 88. He was born on August 13, 1915. We are unaware of information about Ray's family or relationships. We know that Ray Wilder had been residing in Cosmopolis, Grays Harbor County, Washington 98537.
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In 1915, in the year that Ray Wilder was born, The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

In 1925, he was only 10 years old when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1934, Ray was 19 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1985, Ray was 70 years old when on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

In 1998, at the age of 83 years old, Ray was alive when on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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Other Ray Wilders

Ray H Jr Wilder
Born: around 1925
Texas, United States
Ray H Wilder
Born: around 1920
Florida, United States
Ray E Wilder
Born: around 1923
Tennessee, United States
Ray C Wilder
Born: around 1923
Tennessee, United States
Ray J Wilder
Born: around 1920
Tennessee, United States
Ray J Wilder
Born: around 1926
Alabama, United States
Ray D. Wilder
Born: around 1967
TX
Ray Wilder
Sep 25, 1903 - July 1979
San Saba, Texas
Ray Wilder
Jul 27, 1893 - October 1969
North Hollywood, California
Ray A Wilder
Sep 3, 1915 - May 6, 2005
Selma, OR

Other Wilders

Phillip L Wilder
Jul 22, 1907 - May 26, 2005
Yakima, WA
Albert Wilder
Jan 28, 1897 - July 1976
Everett, Washington
Z Wilder
Nov 15, 1895 - March 1974
Gig Harbor, Washington
Joseph B Wilder
Dec 21, 1886 - Aug 15, 1966
Tacoma, WA
Herschel G Wilder
Jul 8, 1913 - Jan 23, 1998
Puyallup, WA
John Wilder
Jan 12, 1892 - June 1965
Washington
Norma N Wilder
Aug 1, 1922 - Sep 27, 2010
Bremerton, WA
Ralph L Wilder
Nov 7, 1929 - Dec 12, 1993
Portland, OR
E G Wilder
May 28, 1912 - June 1997
Coolidge, AZ
Carlene H Wilder
Nov 16, 1930 - Sep 26, 2009
Everett, WA
Thomas Allen Wilder
Jul 27, 1942 - May 11, 2009
Hawaii
Michael D Wilder
Feb 16, 1943 - Aug 26, 2008
Hazel Wilder
Oct 23, 1900 - November 1978
Olympia, Washington
Judith M Wilder
Apr 10, 1947 - Jan 24, 1998
Diane Wilder
Oct 6, 1951 - January 1979
Roy Wilder
Nov 8, 1891 - September 1972
Wenatchee, Washington
Vane Wilder
Nov 1, 1903 - May 1985
Medford, Oregon
Alice Wilder
Aug 22, 1907 - Feb 26, 1998
Gig Harbor, WA
Norman Wilder
May 16, 1905 - February 1976
Tacoma, Washington
Harold A Wilder
Jun 9, 1897 - Feb 9, 1989
Seattle, WA

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Aug 17, 1882 - April 1968
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Albert Purser
Sep 3, 1917 - November 1985
Portland, Oregon
Otto R Schramm
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Anaheim, CA
Wayne Rae
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Hoquiam, Washington
Thelma Armstrong
Apr 14, 1909 - April 1984
Grapeview, Washington
Lee F Hall
May 24, 1919 - May 10, 2007
Bellevue, WA
Edwin R Burke
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Gordon W Whitmore
Aug 7, 1917 - Jul 30, 1989
Gilbert Lund
Dec 2, 1914 - November 1973
C Smith
Feb 18, 1883 - June 1966
Bainbridge Island, Washington
Alfred J Peterson
Dec 21, 1917 - Sep 22, 1991
Leo Dunham
Mar 14, 1918 - April 1984
Fresno, California
Lester Whitford
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Austin Noftsger
May 18, 1892 - July 1965
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Mercer Island, Washington
William Bell
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