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Raymond Charles Thomas
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Birth: Jul. 20, 1938
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Jul. 27, 1947
Lake View Terrace
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Son of John M. Thomas and Agnes E. Norton Thomas (1917-1992). Brother of Patricia Thomas.

Aug. 11, 1947: In Los Angeles, Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas took their two children, Raymond, 9, and Patricia, 7, to nearby Hansen Dam for a Sunday picnic. The children wandered off and could not be found. Next morning Chief Lifeguard F.M. Cox fished Patricia's body out of the dam reservoir and brought it ashore. While he tried helplessly to sympathize, Mrs. Thomas sobbed and turned away. A few minutes later another searcher discovered Raymond's body.

Death Attends A Picnic (Life Magazine Article)

Info provided by cypressgreen
 
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Glendale
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Inspiration Slope, Lot 126, Space 3
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Chris Mills
Record added: Feb 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85532474
Raymond Charles Thomas
Added by: Kathy Salazar
 
Raymond Charles Thomas
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- Ginger T.
 Added: Jan. 15, 2013
Gone but not forgotten.
-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 15, 2013

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 Added: Jan. 15, 2013
 
 
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