Chester Wayne Richardson

6 June 1928–1953 (Age 24)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Chester Wayne

When Chester Wayne Richardson was born on 6 June 1928, in Illinois, United States, his father, Chester Lancelot Richardson, was 22 and his mother, Wilma Katherine Schreiber, was 20. He lived in Waverly, Morgan, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1953, at the age of 25, and was buried in Waverly, Morgan, Illinois, United States.

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Chester Lancelot Richardson
Wilma Katherine Schreiber
Donald Richardson
Chester Wayne Richardson

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World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1932 · The Miners Union

Age 4

After a contract proposal reducing wages by $1.10 a day, employees of the United Mine Workers came together and created the Progressive Miners of America in southern Illinois. After discontent arose over the 67 years of operation, the union was dissolved.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 9

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Richard . This has undoubtedly also assimilated like-sounding cognates from other languages, such as Swedish Richardsson.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wayne C Richardson in household of Chester Richardson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wayne Richardson in household of Chester Richardson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Chester Wayne Richardson, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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