Robert Franklin Clay (1920 - 2009)

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Burial / Funeral

Dallas - Ft. Worth National Cemetery
Section COL-B Row CT1 Site C178,
2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, Tx

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Last Known Residence

Garland, Dallas County, Texas

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Branch of service: Us Army Air Forces, Us Air Force
Rank attained: CAPT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii, Korea

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Franklin

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1920 - In the year that Robert Franklin Clay was born, on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

1939 - At the age of 19 years old, Robert was alive when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

1954 - He was 34 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

1959 - He was 39 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

1977 - When he was 57 years old, 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.

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Robert Franklin Clay died on May 21, 2009 at age 89. No cause of death has been entered for Robert. He was buried in Dallas - Ft. Worth National Cemetery Section COL-B Row CT1 Site C178, Dallas, Tx. He was born on February 5, 1920. We are unaware of information about Robert's family or relationships. We know that Robert Franklin Clay had been residing in Garland, Dallas County, Texas.

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