Raymond Joseph Azure (1923 - 2009)

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Raymond Joseph Azure
1923 - 2009
updated February 06, 2019
Raymond Joseph Azure was born on October 29, 1923. He died on November 9, 2009 at 86 years old. We know that Raymond Joseph Azure had been residing in Bottineau, Bottineau County, North Dakota 58318.

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Raymond Joseph Azure passed away on November 9, 2009 at 86 years old. He was born on October 29, 1923. We have no information about Raymond's immediate family. We know that Raymond Joseph Azure had been residing in Bottineau, Bottineau County, North Dakota 58318.
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In 1923, in the year that Raymond Joseph Azure was born, on August 2, President Warren G. Harding died in office, apparently of a heart attack. He was staying at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco after completing a nationwide tour. Suffering from cramps, indigestion, a fever and shortness of breath, his doctor thought he had food poisoning. After several days of being ill, he suddenly shuddered, slumped over, and died. There were rumors of foul play (some thought that his wife had poisoned him because of his affairs) but no evidence has ever been found.

In 1945, he was 22 years old when on February 19th, US Marines landed on the island of Iwo Jima and the Battle of Iwo Jima began. Lasting 5 weeks, it was some of the bloodiest and fiercest fighting in the Pacific theater during World War II. The occupying Japanese forces were heavily armed and there were 21,000 Japanese soldiers on the island at the beginning of the battle. Only 216 Japanese soldiers were captured afterwards - the rest had been killed in action or committed suicide. 6,800 American soldiers died but the Americans took control of the island.

In 1960, at the age of 37 years old, Raymond was alive when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1977, he was 54 years old when on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

In 1987, he was 64 years old when on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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