William Merrell Richardson

27 May 1913–29 March 1989 (Age 75)
Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States

The Life of William Merrell

When William Merrell Richardson was born on 27 May 1913, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, his father, David Fisher Richardson, was 47 and his mother, Helen Remington Merrell, was 32. He married Mable Weist Merrill on 18 June 1952, in Uintah, Utah, United States. He lived in Ioka, Duchesne, Utah, United States in 1920 and Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 29 March 1989, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Merrell Richardson
1913–1989
Mable Weist Merrill
1904–1995
Marriage: 18 June 1952

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 June 1952
Uintah, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1916 · Parcel Post Bank Constructed

Age 3

"The Bank of Vernal is constructed in 1916, using bricks from Salt Lake City. Later on the bank of Vernal is known as the """"Parcel Post Bank"""" because the bricks used in constructing the building are mailed to Vernal because it is the cheapest method at the time."
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Richard . This has undoubtedly also assimilated like-sounding cognates from other languages, such as Swedish Richardsson.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Merrill Richardson in household of Helen Merrell Richardson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • William Merrell Richardson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • William Merrell Richardson in household of Helen Merrell Richardson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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