Walter Raleigh (1922 - 1972)

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Walter Raleigh
1922 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
Walter Raleigh was born on December 10, 1922. He died in June 1972 at 49 years of age.


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Walter Raleigh died in June 1972 at 49 years of age. He was born on December 10, 1922. We are unaware of information about Walter's immediate family.
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In 1922, in the year that Walter Raleigh was born, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

In 1945, at the age of 23 years old, Walter was alive when in October, automobile production in the United States for private consumers was allowed to resume. It took a while for car makers to get those new cars to buyers - they had to once again change their manufacturing plants, this time from war production to peacetime.

In 1957, Walter was 35 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1967, at the age of 45 years old, Walter was alive when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1972, in the year of Walter Raleigh's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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Mar 6, 1953 - Jun 2, 2006
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Jul 7, 1952 - July 1983
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Jun 1, 1949 - Jun 26, 2004
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Percy A Raleigh
Feb 26, 1920 - Sep 17, 1973
Oma M Raleigh
Jul 21, 1922 - Jan 4, 2000
Lake Worth, FL
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Jun 2, 1927 - April 1985
Pearl Raleigh
Jan 29, 1926 - March 1978
Gladys Raleigh
Aug 18, 1895 - July 1985
Cincinnati, Ohio
Ethel Raleigh
Jun 29, 1916 - Jun 7, 1996
Daniel A Raleigh
Feb 9, 1942 - Apr 16, 1996
Saint Augustine, FL
Judith Raleigh
Jan 22, 1947 - February 1985
Mara A Raleigh
Jan 7, 1941 - Feb 4, 2004
Powder Springs, GA
Sharon Raleigh
Nov 11, 1947 - March 1979
Lana Darlene Raleigh Weeks
May 19, 1949 - May 27, 2010
Interlachen, Florida
Kenneth A Raleigh
Jun 10, 1950 - Sep 16, 1996
James J Raleigh
Jul 7, 1912 - Jun 28, 1993
Vero Beach, FL
Ruth Raleigh
Jun 10, 1895 - October 1971
Akron, Ohio
Curtis Raleigh
May 31, 1888 - August 1973
Los Angeles, California
Mary Raleigh
May 18, 1936 - August 1983
Hamersville, Ohio

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