Raymond J Baggott (1916 - 2009)

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Raymond J Baggott
1916 - 2009
updated February 06, 2019
Raymond J Baggott was born on September 1, 1916. He died on June 24, 2009 at 92 years old. We know that Raymond J Baggott had been residing in Cobden, Union County, Illinois 62920.


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Raymond J Baggott passed away on June 24, 2009 at 92 years old. He was born on September 1, 1916. We are unaware of information about Raymond's family or relationships. We know that Raymond J Baggott had been residing in Cobden, Union County, Illinois 62920.
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In 1916, in the year that Raymond J Baggott was born, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

In 1920, he was just 4 years old when the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

In 1976, at the age of 60 years old, Raymond was alive when The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

In 1985, by the time he was 69 years old, 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 1999, he was 83 years old when the fear that Y2K (year 2000) would cause the failure of computers worldwide when clocks didn't properly update to January 1st, 2000 became near panic. While some computer systems and software did have problems, the panic was unfounded and computer life went on.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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James W Baggott
Nov 14, 1928 - Jan 21, 1992
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Jul 2, 1891 - February 1983
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Dec 17, 1932 - Aug 9, 2006
El Cajon, CA
John Baggott
Jan 19, 1893 - July 1987
Detroit, Michigan
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Jul 22, 1920 - Jul 4, 1993
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Glenn R Baggott
Jan 2, 1934 - Dec 9, 2003
Grand Haven, MI
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Nov 8, 1928 - Oct 23, 2004
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