Richard David Packard

Male31 December 1959–21 June 1964

Brief Life History of Richard David

When Richard David Packard was born on 31 December 1959, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Russell Almond Packard, was 35 and his mother, Kathryn Zoe "Kathe" Larsen, was 32. He died on 21 June 1964, in his hometown, at the age of 4, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Russell Almond Packard
Kathryn Zoe "Kathe" Larsen
Tamalyn Packard
Richard David Packard

Sources (10)

  • Richard David Packard in household of Russell Almond Packard, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Richard David Packard, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Richard David Packard, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (2)

World Events (6)


Age 1

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

1960 · The Anasazi State Park

Age 1

Anasazi State Park features the ruins of an ancient village known as the Coombs Village Site.

1962 · The Cuban Missile Crisis

Age 3

The Cuban Missile Crisis was a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union because of Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba. This confrontation was the closest that the Cold War became a nuclear war.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English pak(e) ‘pack, bundle’ + the Anglo-Norman French pejorative suffix -ard, probably a derogatory occupational name for a peddler.

English: pejorative derivative of the Middle English personal name Pack .

Probably also an Americanized form of German Packert, Päckert, from ancient Germanic personal names formed with a word meaning ‘battle’ or ‘to fight’; or a variant of Packer 2 (with excrescent -t).

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

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