Frances Dian Richards

22 December 1941–17 March 2005 (Age 63)
Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States

The Life of Frances Dian

When Frances Dian Richards was born on 22 December 1941, in Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States, her father, Daniel Brigham Richards, was 45 and her mother, Frances Hellena Hardwick, was 35. She married Glenn O Poole on 17 February 1960, in Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States. She died on 17 March 2005, in Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Robert Martin Frank
Frances Dian Richards
Marriage: 14 March 1980

Spouse and Children

14 March 1980
Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States

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World Events (8)

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 1

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 3

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.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 17

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

Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from the personal name Richard . Richards is a frequent name in Wales.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dian Frank in entry for Glena Or Lee Nichols, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Dian Richards, "Idaho, Elmore County Records, 1889-1972"
  • Dian in entry for Coey Daniel Richards, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"

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