Richard William Phillips

15 January 1922–23 March 2005 (Age 83)
Grant, Kansas, United States

The Life of Richard William

When Richard William Phillips was born on 15 January 1922, in Grant, Kansas, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Phillips Jr., was 21 and his mother, Jessie Marie Benson, was 21. He married Ila Maxine Hodges on 7 June 1941, in Walton, Harvey, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Grant Township, Reno, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 March 2005, in Hutchinson, Reno, Kansas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hutchinson, Reno, Kansas, United States.

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Richard William Phillips
Ila Maxine Hodges
Marriage: 7 June 1941
Vicki Lee Phillips

Spouse and Children

7 June 1941
Walton, Harvey, Kansas, United States


    Vicki Lee Phillips


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World Events (8)

1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 5

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 9

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1945 · Missouri's Fourth Constitution Becomes Effective

Age 23

Missouri's current constitution became effective on March 30, 1945.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America this name has also absorbed cognate names from other European languages, for example Italian Filippi , Polish Filipowicz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard W Phillips in household of Benjamin F Phillips Jr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Richard Phillips in household of Benj F Phillips, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard William Phillips, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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