Raymond Douglas Slattery

Male12 December 1917–23 May 1999

Brief Life History of Raymond Douglas

When Raymond Douglas Slattery was born on 12 December 1917, in Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States, his father, Evan Douglas Slattery, was 22 and his mother, Mary Irene Mente, was 22. He lived in Miami, Dade, Florida, United States in 1941 and Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1940. He died on 23 May 1999, in Broward, Florida, United States, at the age of 81.

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Raymond Douglas Slattery
Shirlee Ann Ragon

Sources (7)

  • Raymond D Slattery, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Raymond D Slattery, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"
  • United States Social Security Death Index for Raymond D Slattery

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 12

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.


Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Jarlath, Liam.

Irish (Munster): shortened form of O'Slattery, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Slatara ‘descendant of Slatra’, a byname meaning ‘robust, strong, bold’.

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

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