Raymond Halem Ventle

Brief Life History of Raymond Halem

When Raymond Halem Ventle was born on 6 January 1902, in Kansas, United States, his father, Isaac Melton Ventle, was 39 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Seals, was 25. He married Bernice Jenny Mathews on 16 January 1929. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Colton, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 16 February 1959, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Colton, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Raymond Halem Ventle
Bernice Jenny Mathews
Marriage: 16 January 1929
Virginia Lee Ventle

Sources (17)

  • Raymond Ventle in household of Isaac M Ventle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Raymond H Ventle, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Raymond Halem Ventle, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Italian Antonio, Carmelo, Carmine, Francesco, Reno, Rocco, Vito. French Emile, Armand.

Italian and French: nickname for a man with a large paunch, from Italian, Old French ventre ‘belly’ (from Latin venter). As an Italian name it may also be from a short form of the personal name Bonventre , which is composed of the same word.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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