Ray Phillip Muth

30 May 1890–1 October 1956 (Age 66)
Washington Township, Republic, Kansas, United States

The Life of Ray Phillip

When Ray Phillip Muth was born on 30 May 1890, in Washington Township, Republic, Kansas, United States, his father, Charles Alva Muth, was 22 and his mother, Lula A Swartz, was 21. He married Maude Pearl Keennon on 11 October 1911. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Republic, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Union Township, Republic, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 1 October 1956, in Concordia, Cloud, Kansas, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States.

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Ray Phillip Muth
Maude Pearl Keennon
Marriage: 11 October 1911
Max Verle Muth
Maxine Georgia Muth

Spouse and Children


    Maude Pearl Keennon


11 October 1911


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Alva Muth





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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 18

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

German (also Müth):1. from the Germanic personal name Muoto, a short form of compound names with the first element mut ‘spirit’. 2. nickname for a brave, determined individual, from Middle High German muot ‘high spirit’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ray Muth, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Ray Muth, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Ray Muth, "United States Census, 1940"

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