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Raymond Wagstaff (1919 - 1979)

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Raymond Wagstaff
1919 - 1979
Born
May 31, 1919
Death
October 1979
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Raymond Wagstaff was born on May 31, 1919, and died at age 60 years old in October 1979. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Raymond Wagstaff.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 4202957

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Raymond Wagstaff passed away at age 60 years old in October 1979. Raymond Wagstaff was born on May 31, 1919. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Raymond Wagstaff.

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Raymond Wagstaff lived 8 years shorter than the average Wagstaff family member when he died at the age of 60.
The average age of a Wagstaff family member is 68.
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1919 - 1979 World Events

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In 1919, in the year that Raymond Wagstaff was born, in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

In 1924, Raymond was merely 5 years old when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1932, by the time he was merely 13 years old, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1948, by the time he was 29 years old, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1979, in the year of Raymond Wagstaff's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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