Richard Randell Raley

13 June 1939–May 2010 (Age 70)
Houston, Harris, Texas, United States

The Life of Richard Randell

When Richard Randell Raley was born on 13 June 1939, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, his father, Roy Randall Raley, was 31 and his mother, Vonia Mae Chandler, was 34. He lived in Calhoun Township, Prairie, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He died in May 2010, in Godley, Johnson, Texas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United States.

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Roy Randall Raley
Vonia Mae Chandler
Leroy Wayne Raley
Billie Ruth Raley
Richard Randell Raley

Parents and Siblings


    Vonia Mae Chandler




    Leroy Wayne Raley


    Billie Ruth Raley



World Events (8)


Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 10

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 19

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Raleigh .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Randell Raley in household of William J Chandler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard Randal Raley in entry for Leroy Wayne Raley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Richard Randall Raley, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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