Randy John McElvain

Male14 August 1963–27 May 1985

Brief Life History of Randy John

When Randy John McElvain was born on 14 August 1963, in Deer River, Itasca, Minnesota, United States, his father, Ray Howard McElvain, was 48 and his mother, Laura Ellen Valtinson, was 41. He died on 27 May 1985, in Table Rock, Taney, Missouri, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Bolivar, Polk, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ray Howard McElvain
1915–1992
Laura Ellen Valtinson
1922–2009
Randy John McElvain
1963–1985

Sources (2)

  • Randy John Mcelvain, "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002"
  • Randy J McElvain, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (7)

1964 · The Twenty-Fourth Amendment

Age 1

The Twenty-fourth Amendment prohibits both all the states and Congress from swaying the right to vote in elections on payment of a poll tax or other types of tax.

1968 · The American Indian Movement

Age 5

The American Indian Movement is a Native American advocacy group that was formed to address the affirmation, treaty issues, spirituality and leadership of the Native Americans in the area. They addressed incidents of police harassment and racism against the Natives and strove to create real economic independence for the Indians. Decades after its founding, the American Indian Movement has continued to fight for the interests of the indigenous groups around the world.

1971 · The Twenty-Sixth Amendment

Age 8

The Twenty-sixth Amendment prohibits the states and the federal government from using age as a reason for denying the right to vote to citizens who are eighteen years old or older.

Name Meaning

Irish (northern) and Scottish: variant of McElwain .

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

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