Raymond Fenton Light

Male5 October 1889–4 July 1959

Brief Life History of Raymond Fenton

When Raymond Fenton Light was born on 5 October 1889, in Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington, United States, his father, William Franklin Light, was 28 and his mother, Laura Ellen Lewis, was 19. He lived in United States in 1949 and Davenport, Lincoln, Washington, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 4 July 1959, in Colville, Stevens, Washington, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, Lincoln, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Franklin Light
Laura Ellen Lewis
Barney Franklin Light
Raymond Fenton Light
Ines Ellen Light
X William Light
Silvia Margaret Light
Zenia Laura Light

Sources (12)

  • Ray F Light, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Raymond Fenton Light - Published information: birth-name: Raymond Fenton Light
  • Ray Fenelou Light, "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1890 · African American Population in Roslyn

Age 1

In 1980, Roslyn was recognized on having the state's highest population of African Americans at 22%

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 19

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English liht ‘light, active’ (Old English lēoht).

English: topographic name from Middle English liht, leht ‘light’ (Old English lēoht), used for a ‘light place, clearing, glade’.

English: nickname from Middle English lit ‘little’ (Old English lȳt). Compare Little .

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

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