Richard Franklin Horton

29 August 1945–21 January 2010 (Age 64)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Richard Franklin

When Richard Franklin Horton was born on 29 August 1945, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Kernal Byron Horton, was 35 and his mother, Myrtle Beatrice Mayes, was 27. He died on 21 January 2010, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 64.

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Kernal Byron Horton
Myrtle Beatrice Mayes
Richard Franklin Horton
Samuel Charles Horton

Parents and Siblings

    Kernal Byron Horton


    Myrtle Beatrice Mayes




World Events (8)

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 2

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.
1952 · Atomic Energy Plant is Built Near Paducah

Age 7

The atomic energy plant near Paduch, Kentucky was built in 1952. It produced enriched uranium and later nuclear fuel for commercial power plants.

Age 18

President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places so called. The majority, with examples in at least fourteen counties, are named from Old English horh ‘mud’, ‘slime’ or horn ‘dirt’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. One in southern Gloucestershire, however, is named from Old English heorot ‘hart’ + dūn ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard Franklin Or Frank Horton, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Richard Franklin Horton, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Richard F Horton, "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999"

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