Cedric Richmond Strafford

Male25 June 1904–16 May 1964

Brief Life History of Cedric Richmond

Cedric Richmond Strafford was born on 25 June 1904, in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom as the son of Alexander Strafford and Jessie Crawford. He married Clara Mae Shipp on 14 February 1934, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1927 and lived in Pasadena Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 16 May 1964, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States.

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Cedric Richmond Strafford
Clara Mae Shipp
Marriage: 14 February 1934

Sources (11)

  • Cedric R Stratford, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cedric Richmond Strafford, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Cedric Richmond Strafford, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 February 1934Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 2

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    1909 · The Ford Building

    Age 5

    The Ford Building was one of the first high-rises to use a steel structural support system. It stands at 23 stories in total height and it held the title as tallest building in Detroit from 1908 until 1913.


    Age 16

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    1 English: locative name principally from Stratford Sands (lost) in Mexborough (WR Yorks), presumed to be the ancient meeting-place of Strafforth Wapentake.

    2 English: see Stratford .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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