Clarence B Richmond

Brief Life History of Clarence B

When Clarence B Richmond was born on 23 September 1896, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, his father, Gustavus Abner Richmond, was 42 and his mother, Amanda Fannie Stotts, was 39. He married Eleanor Alma Wilder about 1923, in Kansas, United States. He lived in Delano Township, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Sedgwick, Kansas, United States in 1905. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 17 August 1934, at the age of 37, and was buried in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States.

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Clarence B Richmond
Eleanor Alma Wilder
Marriage: about 1923

Sources (7)

  • Clarence Richmond, "Kansas State Census, 1905"
  • Clarence Richmond, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Clarence B. Richmond, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

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

1907 · Not for profit elections

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

habitational name from Richmond (North Yorkshire). The placename was probably transferred after the Norman Conquest from any of numerous places in France named with Old French riche ‘mighty, strong’ + munt, mont ‘mountain, hill’. Richmond in southwest London received this name only in the reign of Henry VII, in honor of the king, who had been Earl of Richmond until he came to the throne, and is unlikely to be the source of this surname.

occasionally a variant of Richman , with excrescent -d. The two names were probably often confused.


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

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