John Richard Cawlfield

9 October 1919–November 1974 (Age 55)
Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States

The Life of John Richard

When John Richard Cawlfield was born on 9 October 1919, in Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States, his father, John Thomas Cawlfield Jr., was 28 and his mother, Olive Hope Pointer, was 26. He died in November 1974, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Ash Grove, Greene, Missouri, United States.

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John Thomas Cawlfield Jr.
Olive Hope Pointer
Ruth Ilene Cawlfield
John Richard Cawlfield

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 8

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 16

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

English, Scottish, and Irish: probably a habitational name from a place in England or Scotland named with Old English cald ‘cold’ + feld ‘open country’. There is a Cauldfield near Langholm in Dumfriesshire which is a probable source of the name.

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

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