Richard L Gardner

21 September 1951–13 August 1988 (Age 36)
Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Richard L

When Richard L Gardner was born on 21 September 1951, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Lloyd Gardner, was 42 and his mother, Alba Bodily, was 38. He died on 13 August 1988, in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States.

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Lloyd Gardner
Alba Bodily
Richard L Gardner

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World Events (8)

1952 · Uranium in Moab

Age 1

Uranium mining in Utah has a history going back more than 100 years but, it started as a byproduct of vanadium mining. With the development of Nuclear Weapons, Utah saw a uranium boom in the late 1940s and early 1950s, but uranium mining declined near the end of the Cold War. Currently Uranium is still being mined but just a small amount for power plants and for research.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 4

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.
1962 · The Cuban Missile Crisis

Age 11

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

1 English: reduced form of Gardener .2 Probably a translated form of German Gärtner ( see Gartner ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard L Gardner, "United States Western States Marriage Index"
  • Richard L Gardner, "Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996"
  • Richard L Gardner, "Find A Grave Index"

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