Raymond J Best (1915 - 1974)

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Birth

Death

Cause of death

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Burial / Funeral

Maine Veterans' Memorial Cemetery
Section A Row 8 Site 30,
Box 916a - Old Belgrade Road, Augusta, Me

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Military Service

Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: AS
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1915 - In the year that Raymond J Best was born, in May, the RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German torpedo. The Lusitania was a British passenger ship that was sailing from New York to Liverpool England. She sank in 18 minutes - 1,198 died and 761 survived. While travelers were the main casualty - and commodity - the Lusitania did carry wartime weapons. "Remember the Lusitania" became the rallying cry of World War 1.

1943 - At the age of 28 years old, Raymond was alive when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

1944 - He was 29 years old when on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

1959 - When he was 44 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

1974 - In the year of Raymond J Best's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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Obituary

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Raymond J Best passed away on August 10, 1974 at age 59. There is no listed cause of death for Raymond. He was buried in Maine Veterans' Memorial Cemetery Section A Row 8 Site 30, Augusta, Me. He was born on February 15, 1915. We have no information about Raymond's family or relationships.

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