Richard Earl Folland

Brief Life History of Richard Earl

When Richard Earl Folland was born on 27 November 1893, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Eli Abel Folland, was 38 and his mother, Rachel Ann Lewis, was 34. He married Josephine Howells on 22 June 1921. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 23 May 1967, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Richard Earl Folland
Josephine Howells
Marriage: 22 June 1921
Jo Ann Howells Folland
Bonnie Jean Folland
Eleanor Folland

Sources (31)

  • Richard E. Follond, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Richard Earl Folland, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Richard Earl Folland, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1896 · Utah becomes a state

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.


Natives Land Act introduced to prevent blacks, except those living in Cape Province, from buying land outside reserves.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Fritz, Johann.

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Nordmøre, named from Old Norse forland ‘coastal plain below high mountains’.

German: variant of Volland .

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

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