Raymond J Smith (1896 - 1989)

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Raymond J Smith
1896 - 1989
updated February 06, 2019
Raymond J Smith was born on August 28, 1896. He died on December 28, 1989 at 93 years of age.

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Raymond J Smith died on December 28, 1989 at 93 years of age. He was born on August 28, 1896. There is no information about Raymond's surviving family.
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In 1896, in the year that Raymond J Smith was born, in April, the first study on global warming due to CO2 - carbon dioxide - in the atmosphere was published by Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius. Arrhenius concluded that human activity due to the Industrial Revolution would amplify CO2 in the atmosphere, causing a greenhouse effect. His conclusions have been extensively tested in the ensuing 100+ years and are still seen to hold true.

In 1900, at the age of only 4 years old, Raymond was alive when the U.S. population exceeded 75 million, rising about 13 million from the 1890 census. 87.9% of the population was white, 11.6% was African-American, 0.7% was Hispanic, and 0.5% was Native American, Asian, and other minorities.

In 1960, by the time he was 64 years old, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1975, when he was 79 years old, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1989, in the year of Raymond J Smith's passing, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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Raymond Sydney Smith
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Raymond Stewart Smith
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Raymond Scott Smith
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Raymond Ralph Smith
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Raymond Purser Smith
around 1916 - Sep 23, 1943
Raymond Paul Smith
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Raymond Michael Smith
around 1920 - Jun 8, 1944
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around 1910 - May 1, 1942
Raymond Matthew Smith
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Irving E Smith
Feb 28, 1922 - Jan 20, 2005
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Charles Smith
Oct 3, 1919 - August 1986
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Jul 12, 1921 - Dec 4, 1990
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Rachel Smith
Feb 13, 1921 - June 1985
Pocasset, MA
Samuel Smith
Jan 7, 1880 - July 1967
Middleboro, MA
Edith Smith
Apr 28, 1903 - April 1967
Malden, MA
Albert F Smith
Jan 20, 1922 - Oct 24, 1984
Lillian Smith
Oct 2, 1907 - May 10, 1988
Berkeley, CA
William J Smith
Feb 6, 1924 - Oct 25, 1993
Portsmouth, NH
Thelma Smith
Jan 4, 1921 - Oct 29, 1987
Fiskdale, MA
Thomas J Smith
Aug 11, 1923 - Jul 23, 1999
Clearwater, FL
Evelyn L Smith
Jul 13, 1901 - Mar 20, 1990
New Port Richey, FL
Phyllis Smith
May 3, 1920 - June 1984
Worcester, MA
Ethel Smith
Jul 25, 1919 - May 1985
Worcester, MA
Susan M Smith
Feb 1, 1921 - Feb 23, 2006
Worcester, MA
Malcolm W Smith
Nov 7, 1919 - Aug 1, 1989
Dorothy G Smith
Nov 26, 1921 - Mar 10, 2011
West Boylston, MA
Jean R T Smith
Mar 5, 1921 - Sep 19, 2000
Fairport, NY
Robert Smith
Jul 9, 1910 - August 1963
George Smith
Nov 7, 1908 - December 1983
Chatham, MA

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Francis Hallett
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Acushnet, MA
Stella M Ouillette
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Arnleif Veek
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Alfred Ferreira
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Harold Aas
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Joseph Gaj
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Lorraine R Perlman
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Arthur A Bouley
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Veronica Busby
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New Bedford, MA
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