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Carl Raymond "Speed" Gray, III
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Birth: Jun. 6, 1914
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec., 1957
Minnesota, USA

Veteran: WW II

Mayflower descendant of six or more passengers via his father's paternal grandmother, Virginia LaFayette (Davis) Gray (1834ME-1886AR) whoae husband was a Confederate officer with his father's maternal grandfather in Union army during Civil War, and at least two ancestors Revolutiionary war veterans Heinrich Staring (1730-1808) and Rev Robert Gray (1761-1822).

h/o 1st, Dorothy Anne Winter, 2nd Gerldine Ann Moley.

Birth: 2nd of two known children in Saint Louis, Independent City, Missouri.

Attended Princeton University:


"Speed Gray was born January 6, 1914, in St. Louis, Mo. He has also lived in Springfield, Kansas City, Charleston, Atlanta, Washington, Omaha, Chicago, St. Paul, Sioux Falls, Sioux City, Baltimore, and Glen Ellyn. He is the son of Carl Raymond Gray, Jr. and Gladys Evans Beach. His father, who graduated from the University of Illinois, is vice-president and general manager of the C. St. P. M. and O. Railroad. He has one sister. Among his relatives who attended Princeton is Howard Kramer Gray ' 23. He prepared at Glenbard High School, and Lawrenceville, where he was on the Basketball, Track, and Football Teams, and Program Committee. At Princeton he majored in Chemistry. He was a member of the Elm Club. During Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior years he roomed at 223 Lockhart, with Monford Custer.

"Gray left college in December of Junior year, and is at present manager of the Wilson Transportation Company, in Sioux Falls, S.D. He married Miss Dorothy Anne Winter on August 30, 1934, and they have a small daughter. Gray is a Presbyterian and a Republican.

"His permanent address is 4501 Country Club Blvd., Sioux City, Iowa."

Source: 1936 Princeton year book.

Application to Minnesota Society of the SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, 30 AUG 1937, listed residence as: 8 Riverview Heights, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, occupation: Superintendent, Wilson Transportaton Company. #55830, state #1210.

Census: 1940, age 2 Sioux Falls, Minnehaha county, South Dakota with wife & two daughters at 101 26th street.

Death: from Hodgkin's Disease in Minnesota

Father: Carl Raymond Gray b: 14 APR 1889 in Wichita, Sedgwick county, Kansas
Mother: Gladys Evans Beach b: 3 APR 1889 in Saint Louis, Missouri

Marriage 1 Dorothy Anne Winter b: 29 OCT 1914 in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota
Married: 30 AUG 1934 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

Known Children

Living daughter Gray

Living daughter Vest

Living daughter Johnson

Marriage 2 Geraldine Ann Maloy b: ABT 1923 in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota
Married: APR 1957

Reportedly one son

Family links: 
  Carl Raymond Gray (1889 - 1955)
  Gladys Evans Beach Gray (1889 - 1959)
  Dorothy Anne Winter Rogers (1914 - 2000)
  Gladys Ethel Gray Dieffenbach (1912 - 1994)*
  Carl Raymond Gray (1914 - 1957)
*Calculated relationship
Willow River Cemetery
St. Croix County
Wisconsin, USA
Created by: Bill
Record added: Nov 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44623762
Carl Raymond Speed Gray, III
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Carl Raymond Speed Gray, III
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Carl Raymond Speed Gray, III
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