Walter Gray (1887 - 1981)

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Walter Gray
1887 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Walter Gray was born on July 7, 1887. He died in February 1981 at 93 years old. We know that Walter Gray had been residing in Pittsburg, Camp County, Texas 75686.


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Walter Gray died in February 1981 at 93 years old. He was born on July 7, 1887. There is no information about Walter's immediate family. We know that Walter Gray had been residing in Pittsburg, Camp County, Texas 75686.
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In 1887, in the year that Walter Gray was born, on January 28th, the largest recorded snowflakes fell in a snowstorm in Fort Keogh, Montana. They were supposed to have been 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick. A rancher in the area said that they were “larger than milk pans”. A Wild West tall tale? Not according to the Guinness World Records book.

In 1892, by the time he was only 5 years old, on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

In 1906, at the age of 19 years old, Walter was alive when Finland became the first European country to give women the vote and to allow them to run for political office. (Women in Australia and New Zealand already had that right but couldn't run for office.) Although Finland belonged to the Russian Empire, there was great unrest and the Tsar wanted to broker a quick peace. As a part of the brokered peace, women got the vote.

In 1927, at the age of 40 years old, Walter was alive when aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1981, in the year of Walter Gray's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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Walter Vincent Gray
around 1927 - Jul 27, 1947
Walter Victor Gray
Died: Jul 23, 1916
Walter Thomas Gray
around 1915 - Oct 7, 1944
Walter Stirling Gray
around 1892 - May 9, 1915
Walter Robertson Gray
Died: Apr 27, 1940
Walter Robert Gray
Died: Aug 4, 1916
Walter Middleton Thomas Gray
around 1912 - Nov 25, 1941
Walter Maynard Gray
around 1919 - Dec 29, 1942
Walter Joseph Gray
around 1891 - Jul 31, 1917
Walter Herbert Gray
Died: Jun 12, 1921
Walter Frederick Gray
Died: Jul 3, 1916
Walter Frank Gray
around 1897 - Jul 1, 1916
Walter Ernest Gray
around 1881 - Mar 3, 1916
Walter Edwin Gray
Died: Sep 26, 1915
Walter Charles Henry Gray
Died: Apr 25, 1915
Walter Charles Gray
around 1895 - Nov 4, 1918
Walter Brydon Gray
around 1887 - Sep 17, 1916
Walter Gray
around 1922 - Jul 6, 1940
Walter Gray
Died: Sep 27, 1916

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Jack Gray
Nov 12, 1915 - July 1980
Woodland, California
Evelyn Gray
Aug 22, 1916 - Apr 26, 2004
Napa, CA
Twyla Maria Gray
Jul 5, 1914 - Jun 7, 2010
Pollock Pines, California
Rita G Gray
Jul 2, 1903 - Sep 8, 2001
Grants Pass, OR
Robert W Gray
Nov 1, 1913 - Dec 5, 2001
Wagoner, OK
William E Gray
Nov 18, 1917 - Jun 1, 1964
San Diego, CA
Barbara Elizabeth Gray
Jul 11, 1915 - Nov 11, 2009
Banning, California
Eunice Gray
Jul 18, 1905 - March 1980
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Opal Gray
Mar 14, 1908 - April 1978
Los Angeles, California
Robert Gray
Feb 4, 1963 - Apr 2, 2006
Clifton Jerome Gray
Aug 16, 1961 - Jul 30, 2010
Virginia Gray
Oct 26, 1915 - January 1981
Whittier, California
George Gray
Feb 4, 1877 - September 1968
San Ramon, California
Vida C Gray
Jan 22, 1905 - Jan 16, 1997
Clovis, CA
Jessie L Gray
Sep 8, 1912 - Jan 12, 2001
Bishop, CA
Bonnie W Gray
May 28, 1955 - Mar 8, 2005
Noel, MO
Mattie M Gray
Oct 27, 1879 - Jun 15, 1967
Manteca, CA
Geraldine Gray
Aug 19, 1890 - February 1979
San Bernardino, California
George Gray
Jun 9, 1914 - April 1981
Inglewood, California
Helen M Gray
Mar 11, 1920 - Nov 9, 1999
Coos Bay, OR

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May 14, 1906 - Jan 27, 2003
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Mar 21, 1888 - May 1971
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Doris Rowe
Feb 1, 1916 - February 1973
Frank Lyons
Feb 25, 1897 - February 1967
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Angeline Marcotti
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William Rousseau
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Chicago, Illinois
Ethel Newcomer
Feb 7, 1910 - December 1995
Emporia, KS
Frank Luzzi
May 13, 1896 - April 1979
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Russell Evans
Nov 12, 1906 - June 1982
Lakeview, Arkansas
Eleuterio Contreras
Apr 17, 1891 - May 1974
Los Angeles, California
William Thompson
Aug 25, 1900 - October 1979
Los Angeles, California
Mina B Bodie
Apr 15, 1916 - May 3, 1996
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Aug 14, 1927 - Nov 14, 2002
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Jul 6, 1902 - January 1987
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