James Eugene Gray Jr

4 July 1929–19 September 1994 (Age 65)
Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States

The Life of James Eugene

James Eugene Gray Jr was born on 4 July 1929, in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States. He married Bennie Frances Ingram on 17 December 1971, in Texas, United States. He died on 19 September 1994, in Hill, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Whitney, Hill, Texas, United States.

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James Eugene Gray Jr
Bennie Frances Ingram
Marriage: 17 December 1971

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17 December 1971
Texas, United States

World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Age 3

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 18

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for someone with gray hair or a gray beard, from Old English græg ‘gray’. In Scotland and Ireland it has been used as a translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from riabhach ‘brindled’, ‘gray’ ( see Reavey ). In North America this name has assimilated names with similar meaning from other European languages.2 English and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Graye in Calvados, France, named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Gratus, meaning ‘welcome’, ‘pleasing’ + the locative suffix -acum.3 French and Swiss French: habitational name from Gray in Haute-Saône and Le Gray in Seine-Maritime, both in France, or from Gray-laville in Switzerland, or a regional name from the Swiss canton of Graubünden.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James E Gray, Jr, "Texas Marriages, 1966-2010"
  • Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932
  • U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010

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