Raymond Osbourne Crawford (1906 - 1978)

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Footscray, Australia

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Footscray, Australia

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Family

Father: Jesse Crawford
Mother: Catherine Bassett Crawford

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Osbourne

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Christina and Joan Crawford

Christina and Joan Crawford

Joan Crawford and Gig Young.

Joan Crawford and Gig Young.

Joan Crawford

Joan Crawford

Joan Crawford, Lord Mountbatten, Amanda Stevenson

Joan Crawford, Lord Mountbatten, Amanda Stevenson

Joan Crawford

Joan Crawford

Joan Crawford tee shirt

Joan Crawford tee shirt

Earl Wilson and Joan Crawford

Earl Wilson and Joan Crawford

Sheilah Graham and Joan Crawford

Sheilah Graham and Joan Crawford

Joan Crawford and Helen Hayes

Joan Crawford and Helen Hayes

Helen Hayes and Joan Crawford

Helen Hayes and Joan Crawford

Alice Jean Barnett

Alice Jean Barnett

Charlie Crawford

Charlie Crawford

Joan Crawford

Joan Crawford

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Butterfly McQueen and Joan Crawford Christina and Joan Crawford Joan Crawford and Gig Young. Joan Crawford

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1906 - In the year that Raymond Osbourne Crawford was born, the great San Francisco earthquake hit, estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake caused fires that raged for days and between the earthquake and the fire, about 3,000 people were killed and 80% of the City was destroyed.

1913 - By the time he was only 7 years old, ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

1919 - At the age of just 13 years old, Raymond was alive when in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

1920 - When he was merely 14 years old, the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

1978 - In the year of Raymond Osbourne Crawford's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Raymond Osbourne Crawford died in 1978 in Footscray, Australia at age 72. There is no listed cause of death. He was born in 1906. He was born to Jesse Crawford and Catherine Bassett Crawford, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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