Rita Adean Standard

7 May 1905–3 July 1953 (Age 48)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Rita Adean

When Rita Adean Standard was born on 7 May 1905, in Illinois, United States, her father, Charles Frederick Standard, was 25 and her mother, Trula Fannie Bayless, was 20. She lived in Lewistown, Fulton, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 3 July 1953, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 48.

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Charles Frederick Standard
Trula Fannie Bayless
Garnett "Gareth" Margaret Standard
Rita Adean Standard
Maurice Standard
Fred C. Standard

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 5

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 13

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Standard Hill in Ninfield, Sussex.

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

Sources (2)

  • Rita A Standard in household of Fred C Standard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rita Standard in household of Fred Standard, "United States Census, 1910"

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