Raybourne Gaston (1905 - 1978)

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Raybourne Gaston
1905 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Raybourne Gaston was born on June 12, 1905. Raybourne died in October 1978 at age 73. We know that Raybourne Gaston had been residing in Monitor, Chelan County, Washington 98836.

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Raybourne Gaston passed away in October 1978 at age 73. Raybourne was born on June 12, 1905. There is no information about Raybourne's immediate family. We know that Raybourne Gaston had been residing in Monitor, Chelan County, Washington 98836.
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In 1905, in the year that Raybourne Gaston was born, the Niagara Falls conference was held in Fort Erie, Ontario. Led by W.E.B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter, a group of African-American men met in opposition to racial segregation and disenfranchisement. Booker T. Washington had been calling for policies of accommodation and conciliation and these two men, along with the others who attended the conference, felt that this was accomplishing nothing. The group was the precursor to the NAACP.

In 1913, by the time this person was just 8 years old, ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

In 1940, by the time this person was 35 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 1956, Raybourne was 51 years old when 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.

In 1978, in the year of Raybourne Gaston's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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Harry H Gaston
Oct 31, 1911 - Nov 18, 2000
Vancouver, WA
Obie M Gaston
Oct 6, 1908 - Mar 4, 2000
Monitor, WA
William Gaston
Oct 2, 1921 - September 1975
Marian E Gaston
Feb 2, 1926 - March 1990
Vancouver, WA
Bert Gaston
Jul 25, 1900 - October 1968
Wenatchee, Washington
Flora J Gaston
May 8, 1929 - Jul 16, 2003
Spokane, WA
Milton L Gaston
Oct 28, 1930 - Jan 6, 2001
Roger L Gaston
Mar 7, 1931 - Feb 10, 2002
Spokane, WA
Damon E Gaston
Jun 3, 1977 - Dec 19, 2003
Bellingham, WA
Mary M Gaston
Feb 12, 1915 - Nov 16, 1998
Denver, CO
Barbara Gaston
Jan 10, 1934 - Feb 13, 2008
Christmas, FL
Loren Gaston
Oct 8, 1941 - Jun 24, 2008
Geneva C Gaston
Aug 21, 1941 - Feb 11, 2002
Houston, TX
Marvin Gaston
Apr 26, 1911 - August 1977
Vallejo, California
Gordon B Gaston
May 6, 1913 - Jan 11, 1989
Everett, WA
N R Gaston
Jan 5, 1922 - May 29, 2007
Vancouver, WA
Georgia Gaston
Apr 24, 1913 - February 1990
Aberdeen, WA
Robert A Gaston
Feb 8, 1924 - Aug 9, 1999
Lawrence Gaston
Nov 18, 1923 - September 1985
Seattle, Washington
Letha E Gaston
Apr 12, 1910 - Jan 18, 1993
Kellogg, ID

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Harry H Gaston
Oct 31, 1911 - Nov 18, 2000
Vancouver, WA
Obie M Gaston
Oct 6, 1908 - Mar 4, 2000
Monitor, WA
Jack Lowe
Jun 15, 1890 - August 1965
California
Edna J Hays
Feb 26, 1913 - Sep 4, 2004
Snohomish, WA
Joe Campanelli
Oct 18, 1895 - June 1964
California
Richard Newman
Aug 21, 1909 - August 1974
Minnie Hagen
Mar 10, 1890 - March 1985
Enumclaw, Washington
Margery M Rayback
Sep 10, 1918 - Feb 11, 2006
Afton, WY
Elmer Buehrer
Jul 31, 1881 - July 1971
Olympia, Washington
Dolores Inez Brechtbill
Jul 4, 1917 - Sep 23, 2008
Eugene, OR
Mary Smith
Mar 22, 1876 - October 1963
Washington
Lulu Oviatt
Aug 27, 1888 - July 1983
Olympia, Washington
Ellen G Perrault
Mar 12, 1900 - Dec 17, 1993
Auburn, WA
Irene Roe
Feb 13, 1912 - August 1978
August R Jacobsen
Aug 16, 1908 - Jul 23, 2006
Olympia, WA
Albert W Angehrn
May 18, 1915 - Feb 25, 1986
Albert Ronish
Nov 7, 1917 - June 1986
Kent, Washington
Darwin Hyden
Jan 15, 1900 - June 1968
Retsil, Washington
George L Lazzarini
Apr 25, 1913 - Apr 7, 1991
Kent, WA
Leona E Thornton
Jan 24, 1919 - Mar 19, 1990
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