Richard Lee Hemminger

24 February 1923–13 January 1985 (Age 61)
Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States

The Life of Richard Lee

When Richard Lee Hemminger was born on 24 February 1923, in Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States, his father, Clarence Hemminger, was 37 and his mother, Hazel Adel Hawkins, was 27. He died on 13 January 1985, in Costa Mesa, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Hemminger
1885–1962
Hazel Adel Hawkins
1895–1924
Harriet Janett Hemminger
1916–1944
Austin Hemminger
1917–1917
Clarence Hemminger Jr
1918–1988
William Nelson Hemminger
1921–1984
Robert L Hemminger
1923–1982
Richard Lee Hemminger
1923–1985
Daisy Hemminger
1924–1924

Parents and Siblings

    Male1885–1962Male

    Hazel Adel Hawkins

    Female1895–1924Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1927

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 11

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1941

Age 18

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Hemmingen, for example near Stuttgart and near Hannover.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Richard Lee Hemminger, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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