Archie Grafton Stanford

25 February 1924–28 November 2010 (Age 86)
Athens, Limestone, Alabama, United States

The Life of Archie Grafton

Archie Grafton Stanford was born on 25 February 1924, in Athens, Limestone, Alabama, United States. He married Louise Armina Risinger on 1 December 1947, in Clay, Arkansas, United States. He died on 28 November 2010, in Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Archie Grafton Stanford
1924–2010
Louise Armina Risinger
1925–2013
Marriage: 1 December 1947

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 December 1947
Clay, Arkansas, United States

World Events (8)

1927

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 7

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

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: habitational name from any of various places named Stanford, for example in Bedfordshire, Kent, and Norfolk, or Stanford Dingley in Berkshire, Stanford in the Vale in Oxfordshire, or Stanford le Hope in Essex, etc., all named from Old English stān ‘stone’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

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  • Archie G Stanford, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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