Philip Prather

7 December 1918–6 April 2009 (Age 90)
Eureka, Greenwood, Kansas, United States

The Life of Philip

When Philip Prather was born on 7 December 1918, in Eureka, Greenwood, Kansas, United States, his father, Raymond Leonidas Prather, was 28 and his mother, Myrtle Irene Bailey, was 25. He registered for military service in 1942. In 1942, at the age of 44, his occupation is listed as army air force, u.s. air force pilot & officer, retired lieutenant colonel u.s. air force. He died on 6 April 2009, at the age of 90, and was buried in Fairfield, Solano, California, United States.

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Raymond Leonidas Prather
Myrtle Irene Bailey
Elwin Raymond Prather
Milton E Prather
Philip Prather
Verla Irene Prather
Rollin Wayne Prather
Raymond Leland Prather

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 1

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

German:1. variant of Brather ( see Brader 2). 2. variant of Prater . 3. habitational name from Prath, Rhineland (near St. Goarshausen).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Phillip Prather in household of Raymond E Prather, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Philip B Prather, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"
  • Philip Bailey Prather, "Find A Grave Index"

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