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
Esther J Biggs
Marriage: 13 October 1917
Mary P Ludlam
Frances M Ludlam

Spouse and Children

13 October 1917
Jefferson, Kentucky, United States


    Mary P Ludlam


    Frances M Ludlam


Parents and Siblings

    Richard Henry Ludlam


    Lucy Gratton Pleasants




    Ann E. Ludlam


    Hampden P. Ludlam


    Ann E. Ludlam




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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