Richard Schaefer

1915–2 July 1971 (Age 56)
Texas, United States

The Life of Richard

When Richard Schaefer was born in 1915, in Texas, United States, his father, Richard George Schaefer, was 26 and his mother, Annie Henkel, was 25. He had at least 2 sons with Eva Fayrene Hunt. He lived in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States for about 15 years and Justice Precinct 1, Houston, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 2 July 1971, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 56.

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Richard Schaefer
Eva Fayrene Hunt
Gilbert Schaefer
Richard Payson Schaefer

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    Eva Fayrene Hunt




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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 14

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 16

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

German (Schäfer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a shepherd, from an agent derivative of German Schaf, Middle High German schāf ‘sheep’. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard Schaefer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard G Schaefer in household of Richard Schaefer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Richard Schaefer in household of Richard G Schaefer, "United States Census, 1920"

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