Richard Arthur Gangestad

26 March 1934–15 March 1976 (Age 42)
Eagle Grove Township, Wright, Iowa, United States

The Life of Richard Arthur

When Richard Arthur Gangestad was born on 26 March 1934, in Eagle Grove Township, Wright, Iowa, United States, his father, Maurice Henry Gangestad, was 32 and his mother, Florence Ransford, was 29. He died on 15 March 1976, at the age of 41, and was buried in Eagle Grove, Wright, Iowa, United States.

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Maurice Henry Gangestad
Florence Ransford
Melvin Maurice Gangestad
Kenneth Henry Gangestad
Richard Arthur Gangestad

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

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.
1935 · The Social Security Act

Age 1

This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 13

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Scandinavian: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Richard Ganyestead in household of Maurice Ganyestead, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard in entry for Melvin M Gangestad, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Richard in entry for Melvin Maurice Gangestad, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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