Rayburn W Shoulders

1 March 1936–25 February 2009 (Age 73)
Henderson, Henderson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Rayburn W

When Rayburn W Shoulders was born on 1 March 1936, in Henderson, Henderson, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Harmon Shoulders, was 36 and his mother, Hollie Josephine Sandefur, was 26. He lived in Magisterial District 8 Walnut Bottom, Henderson, Kentucky, United States in 1940 and Henderson, Kentucky, United States in 2009. He died on 25 February 2009, at the age of 72, and was buried in Henderson, Henderson, Kentucky, United States.

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William Harmon Shoulders
Hollie Josephine Sandefur
Rayburn W Shoulders

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1937 · Fort Knox Gold Depository Built

Age 1

In 1937, the famous Fort Knox depository was built. The depository holds more than 147.3 million ounces of gold. It doesn't produce it though. The gold is hardly ever removed from the depository except small amounts to check the purity. There are so many guards that it is virtually impossible to get into, without permission.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 20

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Sussex): from Middle English schulder ‘shoulder’; a nickname for someone with exceptionally broad shoulders or some deformity or other peculiarity of the shoulders.2 Americanized form of Slovenian Šolar ( see Sholar ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rayburn W Shoulders in household of William H Shoulders, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rayburn W Shoulders, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Rayborn W Shoulders, "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999"

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