Richard Lawson Lowry

Male17 September 1899–25 November 1973

Brief Life History of Richard Lawson

When Richard Lawson Lowry was born on 17 September 1899, in Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States, his father, Doctor Clark "Dock" Lowry, was 29 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Meador, was 22. He immigrated to Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1952 and lived in Plainview, Hale, Texas, United States in 1920 and Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States for about 5 years. He died on 25 November 1973, in Dade, Florida, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Our Lady Of Mercy Catholic Cemetery, Miami, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States.

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Richard Lawson Lowry
1899–1973
Louise Connally Bagley
1911–1994
Richard Everett Lowry
1936–2015

Sources (17)

  • Richard Lowry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Richard Lawson Lowry - Government record: birth-name: Richard Lawson Lowry
  • Richard Lawson Lowry, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 2

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

Irish: from Ó Labhradha, see Lavery , and compare McClory .

Scottish and English: variant of Laury or Lawrie .

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

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