William Raymond Valentine

25 September 1929–20 March 2002 (Age 72)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of William Raymond

When William Raymond Valentine was born on 25 September 1929, in Louisiana, United States, his father, Columbus Fulton Valentine, was 31 and his mother, Nellie Fleniken, was 27. He died on 20 March 2002, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery, Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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William Raymond Valentine
1929–2002
Thelma Blanks Valentine

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World Events (8)

1931

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1932

Age 3

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

A name derived from St. Valentine, from Latin "Valentinus," of or belonging to Valentia, one of the ancient names of Rome. It is also derived from towns in Spain, Italy, and Sardinia, and the name of a goddess worshipped at Ocriculum in Italy, or from "valens," meaning mighty or strong. A nickname is Val. Vallantina is a female name derived from Valentine.

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Sources (3)

  • William R Valentine in household of Fulton Valentine, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Raymond Valentine Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • William Raymond Valentine, "BillionGraves Index"

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