Raymond Alexander Hunter

11 January 1896–15 October 1966 (Age 70)
North Utica, Utica Township, LaSalle, Illinois, United States

The Life of Raymond Alexander

When Raymond Alexander Hunter was born on 11 January 1896, in North Utica, Utica Township, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, his father, David Hunter, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Rebecca Gordon, was 26. He married Nellie Alice Burdan on 14 February 1924, in Lee, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Farm Ridge Township, LaSalle, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Evanston, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1895. He died on 15 October 1966, in Lake, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Diamond Lake, Lake, Illinois, United States.

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Raymond Alexander Hunter
Nellie Alice Burdan
Marriage: 14 February 1924
Philip David Hunter

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14 February 1924
Lee, Iowa, United States


    Philip David Hunter


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 14

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and northern Irish: variant of Hunt , a Middle English secondary derivative formed with the addition of the agent noun suffix -er.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ray Hunter in household of David Hunter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ray Hunter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Raymond Hunter in household of Dave Hunter, "United States Census, 1920"

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