Richard Rawlings McIntyre

22 November 1914–30 November 1996 (Age 82)
Good Pine, La Salle, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Richard Rawlings

When Richard Rawlings McIntyre was born on 22 November 1914, in Good Pine, La Salle, Louisiana, United States, his father, Archibald Ormsby McIntyre, was 36 and his mother, Minnie May Rawlings, was 27. He married Emma Ruth Blossom on 5 August 1943, in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. He lived in Police Jury Ward 3, La Salle, Louisiana, United States in 1920. He died on 30 November 1996, in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 82.

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Richard Rawlings McIntyre
Emma Ruth Blossom
Marriage: 5 August 1943

Spouse and Children

5 August 1943
Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Archibald Ormsby McIntyre





    Mary Shelley McIntyre



    Verna Marguerite McIntyre


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.
1917 · The Green Corn Rebellion

Age 3

A farmer’s revolt known as the Green Corn Rebellion resulted due to frustration toward landowners and local authorities. A small group of wealthy landowners obtained property by fraudulent means which forced many Oklahoma farmers into a tenancy in 1917. Many farmers joined the Working Class Union who became hostile toward county officials. Hundreds of men gathered on the farm of John Spears in Sasakwa where they planned to march to Washington to repeal the draft act and end the war. Their plan included eating green corn and beef along the way, which gave the rebellion its name. An informer alerted authorities and their effort was halted as several groups collided with the rebels, firing shots into the air. The men scattered, three were killed, over 400 were arrested, and 150 were convicted and received federal prison sentences.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an tSaoir ‘son of the craftsman’. Compare Irish McAteer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard McAntyre in household of Archibald O McAntyre, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Richard Rawlings McIntyre, "Louisiana, Orleans Parish Vital Records, 1900-1964"
  • Richard Rawlings Mcintyre, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"

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