Richard Paul Gale

13 January 1931–15 May 2006 (Age 75)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Richard Paul

When Richard Paul Gale was born on 13 January 1931, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, John Paul Gale, was 21 and his mother, Henrietta Doul Griffin, was 26. He lived in Ogden City Legislative District 3, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 15 May 2006, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Paul Gale
1909–1957
Henrietta Doul Griffin
1904–1982
Doul Griffin Gale
1926–2006
Robert Griffin Gale
1929–1999
Richard Paul Gale
1931–2006
Raymond Kent Gale
1948–

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World Events (8)

1932

Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1934 · The Construction of a Reservoir

Age 3

In 1933 the funds were obtained to start building a reservoir at the Pineview site. President Roosevelt then authorized the Ogden River Project on November 16, 1935 and was supervised and fully funded under the National Industrial Recovery Act.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 20

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a cheerful or boisterous person, from Middle English ga(i)le ‘jovial’, ‘rowdy’, from Old English gāl ‘light’, ‘pleasant’, ‘merry’, which was reinforced in Middle English by Old French gail. Compare Gail 2.2 English: from a Germanic personal name introduced into England from France by the Normans in the form Gal(on). Two originally distinct names have fallen together in this form: one was a short form of compound names with the first element gail ‘cheerful’, ‘joyous’. Compare Gaillard , the other was a byname from the element walh ‘stranger’, ‘foreigner’.3 English: metonymic occupational name for a jailer, topographic name for someone who lived near the local jail, or nickname for a jailbird, from Old Northern French gaiole ‘jail’ (Late Latin caveola, a diminutive of classical Latin cavea ‘cage’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard Paul Gale in household of John Paull Gale, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Richard Paul Gale in household of John Paul Gale, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Richard Paul Gale in household of John Paul Gale, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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