Edward Richard

Male26 December 1912–18 July 1980

Brief Life History of Edward

When Edward Richard was born on 26 December 1912, in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Valentin Richard, was 32 and his mother, Rose Melanson, was 30. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Regina Marie Cormier. He lived in Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1940. He died on 18 July 1980, at the age of 67, and was buried in Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Edward Richard
Regina Marie Cormier
Douglas Richard
Gail Turbide

Sources (8)

  • Edward Richard in household of Valentine Richard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward Richards, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Edward Richard, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment

Age 1

The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.


Age 19

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Emile, Jacques, Andre, Marcel, Pierre, Leonce, Normand, Camille, Lucien, Gilles, Henri.

English, French, West Indian (mainly Haiti), German, and Dutch: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements rīc ‘power(ful)’ + hard ‘hardy, brave, strong’. The Middle English forms were Richard and Rikard, respectively Parisian Old French and Old Picard pronunciations of the ancient Germanic name. Middle English Rikard gives rise to the pet form Rick , whilst Richard has given the pet forms Richie and Rich . Both produced rhyming pet forms, Dick and Hick for Rikard and Hitch for Richard.

History: The LA Richard families are mainly descended from Acadian refugees in the second half of the 18th century. — This surname is listed in the register of Huguenot ancestors recognized by the Huguenot Society of America.

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

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