Raymond Dawson (1903 - 1986)

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Raymond Dawson
1903 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Raymond Dawson was born on May 29, 1903. He died in October 1986 at age 83. We know that Raymond Dawson had been residing in Martin, Weakley County, Tennessee.


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Raymond Dawson died in October 1986 at age 83. He was born on May 29, 1903. We have no information about Raymond's family or relationships. We know that Raymond Dawson had been residing in Martin, Weakley County, Tennessee.
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In 1903, in the year that Raymond Dawson was born, the first World Series of American baseball was played between October 1st and 13th. The Boston Americans of the American League played the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League. Boston came back from a three game to one deficit, winning the final four games to capture the title - such a large comeback wouldn't be repeated by a team until 1925. (A total of eight games were played.)

In 1945, Raymond was 42 years old when on December 5th, Flight 19 was lost in the Bermuda Triangle. All five planes and 14 airmen disappeared, as did 13 crew on a plane that was dispatched to find them. The official Navy reported the disappearance as "cause unknown".

In 1962, by the time he was 59 years old, on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

In 1978, when he was 75 years old, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1986, in the year of Raymond Dawson's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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Other Raymond Dawsons

Raymond Woodrow Dawson
around 1919 - Jun 13, 1941
Raymond Herbert Dawson
around 1925 - Jan 30, 1944
Raymond Carter Dawson
around 1918 - Sep 19, 1940
Raymond Dawson
Died: Jan 22, 1944
Raymond Dawson
around 1918 - Mar 29, 1942
Raymond E Dawson
Born: around 1924
United States
Raymond L Dawson
Born: around 1915
New Mexico, United States
Raymond Dawson
Born: around 1922
Texas, United States
Raymond F Dawson
Born: around 1910
Oklahoma, United States
Raymond L Dawson
Born: around 1918
Wyoming, United States
Raymond M Dawson
Born: around 1917
United States
Raymond E Dawson
Born: around 1924
Illinois, United States
Raymond W Dawson
Born: around 1923
United States
Raymond M Dawson
Born: around 1922
United States
Raymond N Dawson
Born: around 1926
Kentucky, United States
Raymond D Dawson
Born: around 1922
Ohio, United States
Raymond Dawson
Born: around 1924
Florida, United States
Raymond A Dawson
Born: around 1915
Alabama, United States
Raymond S Dawson
Born: around 1913
Maryland, United States
Raymond T Dawson
Born: around 1917
Pennsylvania, United States

Other Dawsons

Anthony Dawson
Jan 29, 1904 - November 1970
Covington, Tennessee
Robert Dawson
Jan 10, 1911 - July 1983
Covington, Tennessee
Thomas L Dawson
Jan 19, 1912 - Mar 24, 1993
Mount Pleasant, TN
Robert W Dawson
Jan 22, 1957 - Jan 24, 2010
Gulfport, MS
Lucious D Dawson
Sep 14, 1919 - Sep 24, 1996
Mount Pleasant, TN
Howard R Dawson
Mar 7, 1918 - Nov 21, 1991
Mount Pleasant, TN
Isaac Dawson
Oct 10, 1902 - May 1979
Greeneville, Tennessee
Alvy Dawson
Jan 15, 1910 - November 1970
Talbott, Tennessee
James Dawson
Aug 10, 1907 - April 1970
Pittsfield, Illinois
Floyd v Dawson
May 19, 1902 - Sep 17, 1988
Memphis, TN
Ross Dawson
Sep 17, 1907 - July 1964
Estelle Dawson
Jan 2, 1898 - December 1982
Burlison, Tennessee
Mary R Dawson
Sep 2, 1899 - Jun 16, 1991
Carmel, IN
Electa Dawson
Dec 5, 1887 - September 1973
Fall Branch, Tennessee
Allen Dawson
Aug 25, 1911 - Dec 11, 1990
Columbia, TN
Jim Dawson
Jun 28, 1883 - April 1974
Columbia, Tennessee
Ann Dawson
Jan 12, 1915 - July 1975
Annie M Dawson
Jul 13, 1922 - Jun 14, 2005
Jackson, TN
Joseph Dawson
Jan 27, 1894 - June 1976
Nashville, Tennessee
William B Dawson
Mar 8, 1916 - Nov 24, 1993
Mount Juliet, TN

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Frank Green
Apr 8, 1889 - February 1981
Fulton, Tennessee
Henry Davis
Jan 21, 1903 - December 1972
Chicago, Illinois
Deadrick Dupes
Jun 27, 1896 - July 1978
Zephyrhills, Florida
Louise Damron
Jun 2, 1914 - July 1977
Saint Petersburg, Florida
John Buchanan
Aug 15, 1893 - November 1975
Maryville, Tennessee
Robert Perkins
Dec 26, 1889 - March 1978
Darden, Tennessee
Jones E Summer
Jul 16, 1900 - Jan 6, 1992
Willie Smith
Jul 15, 1913 - May 1968
Johnnie M Davis
Jun 14, 1918 - Sep 7, 1991
Blossom P Overman
Jul 3, 1908 - Oct 10, 1996
Como, MS
Ruth Harrell
Jul 21, 1903 - Apr 8, 1992
Camden, TN
Maggie M Harrell
Aug 7, 1897 - Jan 14, 1988
Decaturville, TN
Earl Martin
Oct 25, 1902 - December 1982
Lexington, Tennessee
Robert Mode
Mar 19, 1913 - November 1964
Rockford, Tennessee
Luther Anderson
Mar 21, 1911 - July 1984
Rockford, Tennessee
William Robinson
Dec 29, 1898 - November 1965
Luther E Ridge
Jun 11, 1912 - Feb 23, 2000
Maryville, TN
Lawrence Whitehead
Aug 11, 1900 - September 1966
Maryville, Tennessee
Wade Raulston
Aug 26, 1897 - November 1968
Maryville, Tennessee
Lawrence T Everett
Jan 13, 1914 - Jan 19, 1990
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