Richard A Gaffney

1916–1985 (Age 69)
Bounty, Saskatchewan, Canada

The Life of Richard A

Richard A Gaffney was born in 1916, in Bounty, Saskatchewan, Canada as the son of non and Emily Maud Hammond. He died in 1985, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

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Emily Maud Hammond
1884–1968
John Raymond Gaffney
1915–1947
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Richard A Gaffney
1916–1985
Thomas Warren Gaffney
1921–2013

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World Events (3)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 0

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.
1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 21

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gamhna ‘descendant of Gamhain’, a byname meaning ‘calf’. On occasion the English surname Caulfield was adopted as equivalent.2 Possibly an altered spelling of Swiss German Gaf(f)ner, a topographic name for a cottage dweller, from dialect Gafene ‘large basket’, ‘Alpine (dairy) hut’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Richard Gaffney, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Richard A Gaffney, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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