Richard Richardson Deas

Male18 October 1916–29 November 1991

Brief Life History of Richard Richardson

When Richard Richardson Deas was born on 18 October 1916, in Sanford, Seminole, Florida, United States, his father, Richard Richardson Deas, was 28 and his mother, Madge Marie Ward, was 26. He died on 29 November 1991, at the age of 75, and was buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Sanford, Seminole, Florida, United States.

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Richard Richardson Deas
Harriet Heyward Belser

Sources (5)

  • Richard R Deas in household of Madge W Deas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard R Deas, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"
  • Richard Deas in household of R R Deas, "Florida State Census, 1935"

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish: from Old French dez ‘dice’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of dice, or a nickname for an habitual player at dice. Compare Dice .

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

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