Richard Bruce Goodwin

1939–2008 (Age 69)
Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Richard Bruce

When Richard Bruce Goodwin was born on 26 January 1939, in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States, his father, Castella Snell Goodwin, was 62 and his mother, Naomi Pound, was 26. He lived in School District 2A Hyatt Park, Richland, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 25 July 2008, in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Castella Snell Goodwin
Naomi Pound
Gilbert Arthur Goodwin
Effie Louise Goodwin
Walter Charles Goodwin
Richard Bruce Goodwin
John Paul Goodwin

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1949 · Briggs vs. Elliot

Age 10

Briggs v Elliot is filed with the federal court in South Carolina. The idea is that parents of African American students want bus transportation for their students. This request is later combined with Brown v the Board of Education case.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 19

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Godewyn, Old English Gōdwine, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ + wine ‘friend’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Richard Goodwyn in household of Costello Goodwyn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard B Goodwin, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Richard Bruce Goodwin, "Find A Grave Index"

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