Richard Stanley Raney

Male18 April 1913–1964

Brief Life History of Richard Stanley

When Richard Stanley Raney was born on 18 April 1913, in Covington, Troy Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States, his father, Lester Raney, was 26 and his mother, Matilda Caroline Donner, was 25. He married Evelyn Mae Jennings on 25 May 1935, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. He lived in Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States in 1930 and Richmond, Wayne Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died in 1964, at the age of 51, and was buried in Richmond, Wayne Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States.

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Richard Stanley Raney
Evelyn Mae Jennings
Marriage: 25 May 1935

Sources (6)

  • Richard Raney in household of Matilda Raney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Richard S Raney, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Richard Stanley Raney, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 May 1935Wayne, Indiana, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 3

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    1923 · Oil is Discovered on the Navajo Reservation

    Age 10

    Oil was discovered on the Navajo Reservation in the 1920's. The Navajos did not want to lease any of the land towards the exploration for oil and gas. They were soon made a deal that they would be hired for all unskilled work if they would lease the land and, reluctantly, they gave in. Albert Fall, a Senator from New Mexico and was extremely hostile towards Indian rights.


    Age 14

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

    Name Meaning

    Scottish, Irish, and English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): variant of Rainey .

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

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