Raymond Degruttola Sr. (1904 - 1989)

Raymond Degruttola
1904 - 1989
updated January 23, 2020
Raymond Degruttola Sr., father to 1 child, was born on June 27, 1904 in Boston, Massachusetts. He married E. Louise Degruttola, and they gave birth to Raymond J. Degruttola. He died on April 28, 1989 in Blairsville, Pennsylvania at 84 years old.

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Raymond Degruttola was born on in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts United States

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Raymond Degruttola died on in Blairsville, Indiana County, Pennsylvania United States 15717

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Raymond Degruttola Sr. & E. Louise Simpson (Degruttola) Murray

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Apr 19, 1915 - Nov 25, 1966

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Oct 22, 1928 - Oct 22, 1994

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Raymond Degruttola Sr., father to 1 child, passed away on April 28, 1989 in Blairsville, Pennsylvania at age 84. He was born on June 27, 1904 in Boston, Massachusetts. He married E. Louise Degruttola, and they gave birth to Raymond J. Degruttola.
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In 1904, in the year that Raymond Degruttola Sr. was born, the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

In 1913, he was just 9 years old when the 17th Amendment, establishing the direct election of U.S. Senators, was adopted. Previously, Senators were elected by state legislatures. As early as 1826, a call to elect senators through popular vote was championed and previous to the 17th amendment, two states had already changed their process. Governors are still able to appoint senators to vacant seats until an election can be held.

In 1932, by the time he was 28 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1958, he was 54 years old when on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1989, in the year of Raymond Degruttola Sr.'s passing, on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. The Wall was built by the East Germans to keep East Berliners from escaping into West Berlin, separating families and friends. When the head of the East German Communist Party announced that day that East Berliners could cross whenever they pleased, happy crowds surged across the border. People brought tools and took parts of the hated wall.

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