Earl Raymond Graba

Male2 February 1916–22 October 1985

Brief Life History of Earl Raymond

When Earl Raymond Graba was born on 2 February 1916, in Wadena, Wadena, Minnesota, United States, his father, Matthew Alfred Graba, was 25 and his mother, Mabel Elvina Thompson, was 22. He married Gretchen Johnson on 6 June 1946, in Rolla, Rolette, North Dakota, United States. He lived in Wadena, Minnesota, United States in 1935 and School District 5 Park City, Stillwater, Montana, United States in 1940. He died on 22 October 1985, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Bottineau, Bottineau, North Dakota, United States.

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Earl Raymond Graba
Gretchen Johnson
Marriage: 6 June 1946

Sources (8)

  • Earl Graba in household of Nettie Graba, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Earl R. Graba, "Minnesota Births and Christenings, 1840-1980"
  • Earl Raymond Graba, "Montana, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 June 1946Rolla, Rolette, North Dakota, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    1919 · Oil is Discovered at Cat Creek

    Age 3

    Located near Petroleum and Garfield counties in Montana is Cat Creek . It was here in 1919, that oil was discovered

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 19

    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Juan, Adolfo, Jose, Faustino, Generosa, Gilberto, Luis, Alejandro, Andres, Bernardo, Blanca, Concepcion. Italian Antonio, Ciro, Romeo, Domenic, Leonardo, Neno, Nicolo, Salvatore.

    Galician (Graña): habitational name from any of numerous places in Galicia (Spain) named Graña.

    Italian:habitational name from Grana in Asti province.

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

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