Richard Lawson Lowry

17 September 1899–25 November 1973 (Age 74)
Smith, Texas, United States

The Life of Richard Lawson

When Richard Lawson Lowry was born on 17 September 1899, in Smith, Texas, United States, his father, Doctor Clark Lowry, was 29 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Meador, was 22. He immigrated to Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1954 and lived in Justice Precinct 2, Smith, Texas, United States in 1900 and Plainview, Hale, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 25 November 1973, in Dade, Florida, United States, at the age of 74.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Doctor Clark Lowry
Mary Elizabeth Meador
William Vinson Lowry
Richard Lawson Lowry
Doctor Roy Lowry
Raymond Brooks Lowry
Nona Elizabeth Lowry

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 15

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Northern English, Scottish, and Irish: from a pet form of Lawrence .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lawson R Lowry in household of Dock C Lowry, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lawson Lowry in household of D C Lowry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Richard Lowry, "Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Immigration Cards, 1900-1965"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.