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Ray McCrawAge: 77 years19121990

Ray McCraw
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Birth November 16, 1912 30 25
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 3 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 4 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 5 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 16 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
MarriageBillie Alene WallaceView this family
January 1, 1939 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Janice Ray McCraw
December 14, 1942 (Age 30 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 29 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 37 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Death of a motherMerle Edith Johnson
April 22, 1967 (Age 54 years)

Death of a fatherFrank McCraw
October 23, 1967 (Age 54 years)

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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 33 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death of a daughterJanice Ray McCraw
May 25, 1980 (Age 67 years)
Death of a wifeBillie Alene Wallace
March 24, 1983 (Age 70 years)
Death September 21, 1990 (Age 77 years)
Cemetery: Maguire-Fairview Cemetery
Last change March 20, 201810:34:20

by: Barry Shemwell
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Ray McCraw
Birth: November 16, 1912 30 25Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
Death: September 21, 1990Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
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Ray McCraw
Birth: November 16, 1912 30 25Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
Death: September 21, 1990Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
Billie Alene Wallace
Birth: July 16, 1920 25 25Noble, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
Death: March 24, 1983Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States
Marriage: January 1, 1939Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States
4 years
Janice Ray McCraw
Birth: December 14, 1942 30 22Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
Death: May 25, 1980Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

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