Richard W. Buckley

MaleFebruary 1910–19 October 1964

Brief Life History of Richard W.

When Richard W. Buckley was born in February 1910, in Boone, Iowa, United States, his father, Robert Buckley, was 43 and his mother, Angelina Elsberry, was 40. He married Olive Vivian Olson on 16 December 1933, in Forest City, Winnebago, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He lived in Linden Township, Winnebago, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Forest City, Winnebago, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 19 October 1964, in Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Madison Township, Hancock, Iowa, United States.

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Richard W. Buckley
Olive Vivian Olson
Marriage: 16 December 1933
Wayne Buckley
Dennis L. Buckley
Gene D. Buckley
Richard Wayne Buckley
Darrel Robert Buckley
Danny Buckley

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  • Richard W Buckley, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Richard Buckley, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Iowa, Marriage Records

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 December 1933Forest City, Winnebago, Iowa, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 2

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

    Age 3

    The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

    1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

    Age 16

    Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the many places so named, most of which are from Old English bucc ‘buck, male deer’ or bucca ‘he-goat’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. Places called Buckley and Buckleigh, in Devon, are named with Old English boga ‘bow’ + clif ‘cliff’.

    English: in Somerset perhaps alternatively, a variant of the now extinct Bugley, a habitational name from Bugley in Dorset or Wiltshire, named from the Old English female personal name Bucge + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buachalla ‘descendant of Buachaill’, a byname meaning ‘cowherd, servant’.

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

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