William Eldon Ragain

6 December 1910–20 June 2001 (Age 90)
Blodgett, Scott, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of William Eldon

When William Eldon Ragain was born on 6 December 1910, in Blodgett, Scott, Missouri, United States, his father, Robert B Ragain, was 37 and his mother, Carrie A Malaer, was 26. He lived in Goreville, Johnson, Illinois, United States in 1935 and East Marion Precinct, Williamson, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 20 June 2001, at the age of 90.

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Robert B Ragain
Carrie A Malaer
Pluma Esther Ragain
Austin Jones Ragain
Nellie Gertrude Ragain
William Eldon Ragain
Verbal Allen Ragain
Everett Cline Ragain
Lillian Opal Ragain
James Maxwell Ragain
Kenneth R. Ragain

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 2
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois
Age 3
Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 25
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

(1997: 157;2007: 335; 2010: 399)Irish: variant of Regan .

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

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Sources (4)

  • Eldon Raggain in household of Robert Raggain, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eldon Ragain, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Eldon Ragains in household of Robert Ragains, "United States Census, 1920"

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