Richard M. Becker

10 April 1906–22 April 1985 (Age 79)
York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Richard M.

When Richard M. Becker was born on 10 April 1906, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Marcellus Eugene Becker, was 29 and his mother, Florence Bricker, was 28. He lived in Dallastown, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Manchester, York, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 April 1985, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in York, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch, German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a baker of bread, or brick and tiles, from backen ‘to bake’.2 English: occupational name for a maker or user of mattocks or pickaxes, from an agent derivative of Old English becca ‘mattock’.

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

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  • Richard Becker in household of Macellus E Becker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Richard M Becker in household of Marcellus E Becker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Richard Becker in household of Marcellus Becker, "United States Census, 1920"

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