Raymond Samuel Clary

8 September 1923–25 October 1999 (Age 76)
Knox, Missouri, United States

The Life of Raymond Samuel

When Raymond Samuel Clary was born on 8 September 1923, in Knox, Missouri, United States, his father, Ulysses Grant Clary, was 30 and his mother, Lena Ella Stephan, was 23. He married Norma Jean Price from about 1940 to 1999, in United States. He lived in Liberty Township, Knox, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Center Township, Knox, Missouri, United States for about 5 years. He died on 25 October 1999, in Edina, Knox, Missouri, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Harmony Grove Cemetery, Joplin Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States.

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Raymond Samuel Clary
Norma Jean Price
Marriage: from about 1940 to 1999

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from about 1940 to 1999
United States

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 8

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

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

1 Irish: variant of Cleary or a reduced form of McClary .2 English: perhaps from Middle English clary, clarie ‘clary’ (the pot herb Salvia sclarea), a topographic name for someone who lived where the plant grew or a metonymic occupational name for a herb seller.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Raymond S Clary in household of Ulyss G Clary, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Raymond Clary in household of Ulyses Clary, "United States Census, 1930"

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