Leroy Vaden Mcgraw

30 June 1924–11 July 1996 (Age 72)
Huntington, Baker, Oregon, United States

The Life of Leroy Vaden

When Leroy Vaden Mcgraw was born on 30 June 1924, in Huntington, Baker, Oregon, United States, his father, Virgil Lewis McGraw, was 23 and his mother, Beulah Jane Hancock, was 18. He married Marjorie Joan Nobles on 25 March 1946. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Wallowa, Wallowa, Oregon, United States for about 5 years and Wallowa Election Precinct 3, Wallowa, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 11 July 1996, in Enterprise, Wallowa, Oregon, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Enterprise, Wallowa, Oregon, United States.

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Leroy Vaden Mcgraw
Marjorie Joan Nobles
Marriage: 25 March 1946
Karen Lee McGraw

Spouse and Children

25 March 1946


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 5

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.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of McGrath .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vaden L Mcgraw in household of Virgil L Mcgraw, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leroy V Mcgraw in household of Virgil L Mcgraw, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leroy in entry for Virgil L Mcgraw, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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