Raymond William Deisher

1906–1992 (Age 86)
Wabash, Illinois, United States

The Life of Raymond William

When Raymond William Deisher was born in 1906, in Wabash, Illinois, United States, his father, William Deisher, was 40 and his mother, Cora Elnora Musselman, was 31. He married Juanita Stevens about 1929, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Lukin Township, Lawrence, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Lawrence Township, Lawrence, Illinois, United States for about 5 years. He died on 16 April 1992, in Lawrence, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Sumner, Lawrence, Illinois, United States.

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Raymond William Deisher
Juanita Stevens
Marriage: about 1929
James Lee Deisher

Spouse and Children

about 1929
Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 0

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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 4

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Respelling of German Deischer:1. in southern Germany, a derogatory nickname for a peasant, from Swabian Deisch ‘dung’, Middle High German teisch. 2. possibly a dialect variant of Deutscher . 3. from a short form of an old personal name, Deisch.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Raymond Disher in household of William Disher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Raimond W Deischer in household of William Deischer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Raymond Deisher in household of William Deisher, "United States Census, 1920"

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