William Logan Gray

12 October 1920–17 May 1985 (Age 64)
Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States

The Life of William Logan

When William Logan Gray was born on 12 October 1920, in Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States, his father, Logan Marshall Gray, was 23 and his mother, Eunice Latimer, was 24. He died on 17 May 1985, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Logan Marshall Gray
1897–1972
Eunice Latimer
1896–1999
William Logan Gray
1920–1985
Rosemary Gray

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World Events (3)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 9

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for someone with gray hair or a gray beard, from Old English græg ‘gray’. In Scotland and Ireland it has been used as a translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from riabhach ‘brindled’, ‘gray’ ( see Reavey ). In North America this name has assimilated names with similar meaning from other European languages.2 English and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Graye in Calvados, France, named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Gratus, meaning ‘welcome’, ‘pleasing’ + the locative suffix -acum.3 French and Swiss French: habitational name from Gray in Haute-Saône and Le Gray in Seine-Maritime, both in France, or from Gray-laville in Switzerland, or a regional name from the Swiss canton of Graubünden.

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

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  • Wm Logan Gray, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Dr William Logan Gray (1920 - 1985) - Find A Grave Memorial

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