Ray Elmer Caudill

24 July 1926–18 August 2004 (Age 78)
Johnson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ray Elmer

When Ray Elmer Caudill was born on 24 July 1926, in Johnson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Thomas Sheridan Caudill, was 43 and his mother, Amy Conley, was 39. He lived in Huron Township, Huron, Ohio, United States in 2004. He died on 18 August 2004, at the age of 78.

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Ray Elmer Caudill
1926–2004
Naomi Reed
1930–2008

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 10

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 21

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

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: variant of Caldwell .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ray Caudill in household of Thomas Caudill, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ray Elmer Caudill, "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007"

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