Willis Marshall Richards Jr

Male14 October 1921–9 June 2007

Brief Life History of Willis Marshall

When Willis Marshall Richards Jr was born on 14 October 1921, in Stanhope, Sussex, New Jersey, United States, his father, Willis Marshall Richards, was 25 and his mother, Mabel Augusta Houck, was 21. He married Carol Marie Dalrymple on 17 February 1946, in Netcong Borough, Morris, New Jersey, United States. He lived in Buttzville, Warren, New Jersey, United States for about 8 years. He died on 9 June 2007, in Hackettstown, Warren, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Northampton Memorial Shrine, Palmer Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Willis Marshall? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Willis Marshall Richards Jr
Carol Marie Dalrymple
Marriage: 17 February 1946

Sources (13)

  • Willis M Richards in household of Willis M Richards, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Willis M Richards, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Willis Or Bud Richards in entry for Olive M Kahutka, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 February 1946Netcong Borough, Morris, New Jersey, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 2

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


    Age 12

    "New Jersey was severely impacted by the Great Depression. In response to the economic woes of the country, President Franklin D Roosevelt issued a series of programs and regulations referred to as the ""New Deal"". One-tenth of the New Jersey population was already using New Deal programs by 1933."

    1944 · The G.I Bill

    Age 23

    The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Richard , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Rickards .

    German: patronymic from the personal name Richard .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.