When Richard Earl Kuhn was born on 26 June 1936, in Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Rudolf Louis Kuhn, was 40 and his mother, May Alice Fournier, was 39. He married Wilma Edwina Clayton on 15 March 1955, in Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Goffstown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States in 2005. He died on 13 December 2012, at the age of 76, and was buried in New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Hans, Wolfgang, Fritz, Gerhard, Manfred, Dieter, Erwin, Helmut, Arno, Gunther.
German: from the personal name Kuno, a short form of Kunrat (see Konrad ). The German word kühn, meaning ‘bold’, may have influenced the popularity of this short form, but is not necessarily the immediate source of it.
German (Kühn): see Kuehn .