Richard Leondis Williams

1 January 1924–21 May 2013 (Age 89)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Richard Leondis

When Richard Leondis Williams was born on 1 January 1924, in Ohio, United States, his father, Charles Edwards Williams, was 35 and his mother, Mary Jane Burke, was 28. He married Margaret Ellen Grooms on 16 July 1948. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Newton Township, Pike, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 21 May 2013, in Piketon, Pike, Ohio, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Yankee Hill Cemetery, Newton Township, Pike, Ohio, United States.

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Richard Leondis Williams
Margaret Ellen Grooms
Marriage: 16 July 1948
Melvin Lee Williams

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16 July 1948


    Melvin Lee Williams


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 24

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Richard Williams in household of Charles E Williams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard L Williams, "Find A Grave Index"

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