Richard Hampden Ludlam

17 October 1892–1974 (Age 81)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Richard Hampden

When Richard Hampden Ludlam was born on 17 October 1892, in Virginia, United States, his father, Richard Henry Ludlam, was 44 and his mother, Lucy Gratton Pleasants, was 41. He married Esther J Biggs on 13 October 1917, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Washington, District of Columbia, United States in 1920 and Richmond, Virginia, United States in 1930. He died in 1974, at the age of 82, and was buried in Richmond, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Hampden Ludlam
1892–1974
Esther J Biggs
1888–1963
Marriage: 13 October 1917
Mary P Ludlam
1919–1976
Frances M Ludlam
1924–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 October 1917
Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
children

(2)

    Mary P Ludlam

    Female1919–1976Female

    Frances M Ludlam

    Female1924–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Henry Ludlam

    Male1848–1908Male

    Lucy Gratton Pleasants

    Female1851–1923Female

siblings

(5)

    Ann E. Ludlam

    Female1887–1887Female

    Hampden P. Ludlam

    Male1887–1887Male

    Ann E. Ludlam

    Female1887–Female

    Female1889–1967Female

    Male1892–1974Male

World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 2

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1915 · Homemade Bomb Explosion

Age 23

On July 2, 1915 an angry, former Harvard professor, Erich Muenter, places a homemade bomb in the Senate Reception Room. He was upset about the private sales of US munitions to the allies during the war.

Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from a lost place in Derbyshire or South Yorkshire, where the name is now most frequent.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Richard H Ludnan in household of Richard Ludnan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Richard H Ludlam, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Richard H Ludlam, "United States Census, 1940"

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