RAY S. MCDONALD, LT, USN
Ray McDonald '06
Date of birth: unknown
Date of death: May 3, 1912
From the 1906 Lucky Bag:
From The Record-Argus (Greenville, Pennsylvania) on May 3, 1912:
NAVAL OFFICER KILLED
Lieutenant McDonald Thrown Against Elevated Railroad Pillar.
New York, May 3.—Lieutenant Ray S. McDonald, U. S. N., when boarding a street car in Brooklyn, slipped and was thrown against one of the pillars of the elevated, sustaining fractures and contusions of the skull which caused his death later at the Brooklyn hospital. Lieutenant McDonald married Katherine Hellner, daughter of the late 'Rear Admiral Hellner, one month ago in Washington.
Memorial Hall Error
Ray's death is tragic, but it does not warrant inclusion in Memorial Hall.