Russel Pennimen Strait Jr

3 April 1925–21 February 2007 (Age 81)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Russel Pennimen

When Russel Pennimen Strait Jr was born on 3 April 1925, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Russell Penniman Strait, was 28 and his mother, Jane Eliza Depew, was 21. He lived in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940 and Atlanta, DeKalb, Georgia, United States in 2007. He died on 21 February 2007, in Allentown, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81.

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Russell Penniman Strait
Jane Eliza Depew
Russel Pennimen Strait Jr
Russell P Strait Jr
Joan Augusta Strait

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island

Age 17

Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 22

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Straight .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Russell P Strait in household of Russell Strait, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Russell P Strait in household of Russell P Strait, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Russell P Strait Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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