Richard Stephen Browning

Brief Life History of Richard Stephen

When Richard Stephen Browning was born on 6 January 1924, in Sugar City, Madison, Idaho, United States, his father, Charles Henry Browning, was 37 and his mother, Viola Rebecca McFate, was 37. He married Lois LaPriel Wheeler on 24 June 1948, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in World for about 15 years. His occupation is listed as owner browning excavation business in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States. He died on 2 November 2012, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Restlawn Memorial Gardens, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Richard Stephen Browning
Lois LaPriel Wheeler
Marriage: 24 June 1948

Sources (49)

  • Richard Browning, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Richard Stephen Browning - Church record: birth-name: Richard Stephen Browning
  • Richard Stephen Browning, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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World Events (8)


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13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English (southern): from the Middle English personal name Brouning (Old English Brūning), a derivative of the byname Brūn (see Brown ).

History: This name was brought independently to North America from England by numerous different bearers from the 17th century onward. William Browning was one of the free planters who assented to the ‘Fundamental Agreement’ of the New Haven Colony on June 4, 1639.

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

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The Tractor - in memory of Richard S. Browning

The Tractor When my sister sent me the book covered by a tractor with an empty seat my heart and mind could not help but reflect on one who spent much of his life in the seat of tractor. As far back …

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