Richard Oliver Brown

28 February 1926–2008 (Age 81)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Richard Oliver

When Richard Oliver Brown was born on 28 February 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Oliver Bourn Brown, was 23 and his mother, Alice Elizabeth Goldberg, was 22. He lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1930 and Salt Lake City Ward 6, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1943. He died in 2008, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Bourn Brown
1902–1974
Alice Elizabeth Goldberg
1903–2003
Richard Oliver Brown
1926–2008

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1928 · The Tower Theater

Age 2

The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 22

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: generally a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion, Middle English br(o)un, from Old English brūn or Old French brun. This word is occasionally found in Old English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname. Brun- was also a Germanic name-forming element. Some instances of Old English Brūn as a personal name may therefore be short forms of compound names such as Brūngar, Brūnwine, etc. As a Scottish and Irish name, it sometimes represents a translation of Gaelic Donn. As an American family name, it has absorbed numerous surnames from other languages with the same meaning.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard O Brown in household of Oliver B Brown, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard Brown in household of Oliver Brown, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Richard O Brown, "Utah, World War II Index to Army Veterans of Utah, 1939-1945"

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