Susan "Susie" Ricks

14 December 1921–23 September 2006 (Age 84)
Crawfordsville, Crittenden, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Susan "Susie"

When Susan "Susie" Ricks was born on 14 December 1921, in Crawfordsville, Crittenden, Arkansas, United States, her father, Prince Ricks, was 47 and her mother, Katie Suggs Mullens, was 41. She had at least 1 daughter with Oscar Wells. She died on 23 September 2006, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Wells
–2003
Susan "Susie" Ricks
1921–2006
Susie Ricks
–1951

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Susie Ricks

    Female–1951Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

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World Events (8)

1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 1

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: patronymic from a short form of Richard .2 English: topographic name for someone who lived where rushes grew, Middle English rexe, rixe (Old English rix).

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

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