Raymond W Jacques (1912 - 1991)

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Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island

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Lena Paquette & Friends, MA 1970

Lena Paquette & Friends, MA 1970

My Great-Great-Grandparents

My Great-Great-Grandparents

Anita Jacques Haynes

Anita Jacques Haynes

Francis & Joseph Jacques

Francis & Joseph Jacques

Celine Des Rosiers

Celine Des Rosiers

Arthur Francis Jacques, Sr.

Arthur Francis Jacques, Sr.

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Zacharie Jacques Family

Zacharie Jacques Family

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1912 - In the year that Raymond W Jacques was born, in October, former President Theodore Roosevelt was shot, but not killed, while campaigning for another term as President with the newly created Bull Moose (Progressive) Party. John Schrank was a Bavarian-born saloon-keeper from New York who had been stalking Roosevelt when he shot him just before a campaign speech. Shot in the chest (and showing the audience his bloody shirt), Roosevelt went on to give a 55 to 90 minute talk (reports vary on the length) before being treated for the injury. After 8 days in the hospital, Roosevelt went back on the campaign trail.

1914 - He was only 2 years old when in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

1955 - He was 43 years old when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

1960 - At the age of 48 years old, Raymond was alive when 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.

1991 - In the year of Raymond W Jacques's passing, on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

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Raymond W Jacques passed away on October 30, 1991 at 79 years old. There is no known cause of death for Raymond. He was born on January 24, 1912. We are unaware of information about Raymond's family or relationships. We know that Raymond W Jacques had been residing in Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island.

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