Richard William Senft

15 June 1929–10 July 1995 (Age 66)
Dallastown, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Richard William

When Richard William Senft was born on 15 June 1929, in Dallastown, York, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Clair Frederick Senft, was 16 and his mother, Margaret Estella Hengst, was 18. He married Maxine Rahe Throne on 22 November 1957, in Spring Grove, York, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 10 July 1995, in Fort Myers, Lee, Florida, United States, at the age of 66.

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Richard William Senft
Maxine Rahe Throne
Marriage: 22 November 1957

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22 November 1957
Spring Grove, York, Pennsylvania, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 12

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 18

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

German:1. nickname for a helpful or friendly person, from Middle High German senfte ‘soft’, ‘accommodating’. 2. variant of Senf .

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

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  • Richard Senft in household of Clair Senft, "United States Census, 1940"

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