James Edgar Richardson

Brief Life History of James Edgar

When James Edgar Richardson was born on 24 February 1925, in Woodsboro, Refugio, Texas, United States, his father, Joseph Edgar Richardson, was 24 and his mother, Gertrude Pearl Autry, was 18. He married Alice D'lane Long on 29 August 1948, in Gainesville, Cooke, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 6, Refugio, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 6, San Patricio, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 1 January 1985, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Greenwood Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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James Edgar Richardson
Alice D'lane Long
Marriage: 29 August 1948

Sources (8)

  • James E Richardson in household of Joe Richardson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Richardson, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • James Edgar Richardson, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

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

1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Richard + -son. This surname is also very common among African Americans. Compare Ritson .

Americanized form (and a Swedish variant) of Swedish Richardsson or Rikardsson: patronymic from the personal name Richard , Rikard.

Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Richardsen or Norwegian Rikardsen, cognates of 2 above.

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

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