Richard Albert Ferguson

25 May 1925–25 September 2010 (Age 85)
Broken Bow, Custer, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Richard Albert

Richard Albert Ferguson was born on 25 May 1925, in Broken Bow, Custer, Nebraska, United States as the son of Zelma Viola Staab. He lived in Berwyn Township, Custer, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 25 September 2010, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Zelma Viola Staab
1909–2000
Richard Albert Ferguson
1925–2010

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

Age 19

The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 23

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Fergus .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Richard Ferguson in household of Albert W Ferguson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard in entry for Claris L Ferguson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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