Richard Patrick Russell

6 April 1915–17 October 1986 (Age 71)
Craven, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Richard Patrick

When Richard Patrick Russell was born on 6 April 1915, in Craven, North Carolina, United States, his father, Hardy Barner Russell, was 28 and his mother, Zeller Mae Worley, was 25. He married Alice May Brown on 22 September 1951, in Kinston, Lenoir, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 17 October 1986, in Duplin, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 71.

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Richard Patrick Russell
Alice May Brown
Marriage: 22 September 1951
Richard Patrick Russell

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22 September 1951
Kinston, Lenoir, North Carolina, United States


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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.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 3

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

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

1 English, Scottish, and Irish: from Rousel, a common Anglo-Norman French nickname for someone with red hair, a diminutive of Rouse with the hypocoristic suffix -el.2 Americanized spelling of German Rüssel, from a pet form of any of the various personal names formed with the Old High German element hrōd ‘renown’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Richard Patrick Russell in entry for Billy Williams and Julia Marie Russell, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Legacy NFS Source: Richard Patrick Russell - Published information: birth-name: Richard Patrick Russell

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