Richard O White

24 July 1891–
Monmouth, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Richard O

When Richard O White was born on 24 July 1891, in Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, his father, Richard S. White, was 26 and his mother, Olive T. Ormerod, was 24. He lived in Keyport, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States for about 15 years and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940.

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Richard O White
1891–
Vera E Frank
1897–

Spouse and Children

    Male1891–Male

    Vera E Frank

    Female1897–Female

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World Events (8)

1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 1

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 32

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and Irish: from Middle English whit ‘white’, hence a nickname for someone with white hair or an unnaturally pale complexion. In some cases it represents a Middle English personal name, from an Old English byname, Hwīt(a), of this origin. As a Scottish and Irish surname it has been widely used as a translation of the many Gaelic names based on bán ‘white’ ( see Bain 1) or fionn ‘fair’ ( see Finn 1). There has also been some confusion with Wight .2 Translated form of cognate and equivalent names in other languages, such as German Weiss , French Blanc , Polish Białas ( see Bialas ), etc.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard White, "United States Census, 1940"
  • O Richard White, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Richard White in household of Richard S White, "New Jersey State Census, 1915"

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