Robert Wray Price

–1996
Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Robert Wray

Robert Wray Price was born in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States as the son of Joseph L Price and Luella Elizabeth Wray. He lived in San Antonio Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died in 1996, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph L Price
1917–
Luella Elizabeth Wray
1918–
Robert Wray Price
–1996

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph L Price

    Male1917–Male

    Luella Elizabeth Wray

    Female1918–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhys ‘son of Rhys’ ( see Reece ). This is one of the commonest of Welsh surnames. It has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century, where it is sometimes a variant of Bryson .2 English: the name is also found very early in parts of England far removed from Welsh influence (e.g. Richard Prys, Essex 1320 ), and in such cases presumably derives from Middle English, Old French pris ‘price’, ‘prize’, perhaps as a metonymic occupational name for a fixer of prices.3 Americanized spelling of Jewish Preuss or Preis .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Robert W Price in household of Joseph L Price, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Wray Price, "Arizona, Payson, Obituaries, 1948-2008"

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