John David Richardson Jr

2 November 1914–9 June 1985 (Age 70)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of John David

When John David Richardson Jr was born on 2 November 1914, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, Johnstone David Richardson, was 31 and his mother, Amanda Anna Spindler, was 29. He married Norma Dell Chambers on 17 November 1945, in Amador, California, United States. He lived in Detroit Ward 10, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940 and Birmingham, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1998. He died on 9 June 1985, in St. Clair, St. Clair, Michigan, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

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John David Richardson Jr
Norma Dell Chambers
Marriage: 17 November 1945

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17 November 1945
Amador, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1920 · The Detroit Wall

Age 6

The Detroit Wall is a half mile long wall that was constructed to serve as a wall of racial separation as a physical barrier between white and black homeowners in northwest Detroit. Today the wall is mostly gone with only a small portion of it located at a local park.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

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: patronymic from the personal name Richard . This has undoubtedly also assimilated like-sounding cognates from other languages, such as Swedish Richardsson.

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

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  • John Richardson in household of John Richardson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Richardson Jr. in household of John D Richardson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Richardson, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"

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