Richard Cody

20 July 1905–April 1985 (Age 79)
Bennington, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Richard

When Richard Cody was born on 20 July 1905, in Bennington, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Patrick F. Cody, was 31 and his mother, Mary J. Cashion, was 29. He died in April 1985, in Bennington, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Patrick F. Cody
Mary J. Cashion
Michael Joseph Cody Sr.
Gertrude M. Cody
Hazel Mae Cody
Wilfred Harold Cody
Margaret Alice Cody
Richard Cody
Elmer J. Cody
Paul Cody

Parents and Siblings

    Patrick F. Cody


    Mary J. Cashion




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1916 · New Hampshire Holds First Primary

Age 11

In 1916, New Hampshire held the first presidential primary election even though it would not become important until 1952.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuidighthigh ( see Cuddihy ). 2. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Óda ‘son of Óda’, a personal name of Germanic origin, introduced into Ireland by the Normans. This name was taken by a family in Kilkenny formerly known as Archdeacon.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard Cody in household of Mary Cody, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Richard Cody in household of Mary Cody, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard Cody in household of Wilfred Cody, "United States Census, 1920"

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