Norman Ray Phillips

26 June 1922–20 September 1976 (Age 54)
Tempe, Maricopa, Arizona, United States

The Life of Norman Ray

When Norman Ray Phillips was born on 26 June 1922, in Tempe, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, his father, Charles Ray Phillips, was 23 and his mother, Arthemise Davis, was 21. He died on 20 September 1976, in Mason, Texas, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Tempe, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Ray Phillips
Arthemise Davis
Velma Odile Phillips
Norman Ray Phillips
Charlotte Adelaide Phillips
Lois Arthemise Phillips

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 7

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.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 15

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America this name has also absorbed cognate names from other European languages, for example Italian Filippi , Polish Filipowicz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Norman R Phillips in household of Charles R Phillips, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Norman Ray Phillips, "Arizona, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Norman Ray Phillipps, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"

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