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Dr Raymond Tapley Bynum
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Birth: Aug. 14, 1906
Death: Aug. 1, 2003

Prof. Raymond Tapley Bynum, known as the father of high school marching bands in Texas, organized the Abilene High School Eagle Marching Band about 1926. At about that same time, he hosted John Philip Sousa, "The March King", to direct the Eagle Band. After 20 years at AHS, Prof. Bynum left to teach at McMurry College in 1946 until 1976.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Arthur Bynum (1878 - 1953)
  Clara Davis Bynum (1884 - 1962)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Catherine Adamson Bynum (1910 - 1985)
 
Burial:
Abilene Municipal Cemetery
Abilene
Taylor County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: James Faulkenberry
Record added: Jan 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46251181
Dr Raymond Tapley Bynum
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Dr Raymond Tapley Bynum
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