Richard Allen Ward

Brief Life History of Richard Allen

Richard Allen Ward was born on 8 September 1953 as the son of Raymond Alison Ward. He died on 28 July 2004, at the age of 50, and was buried in Riverside, Riverside, California, United States.

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Raymond Alison Ward
1925–1981
Richard Allen Ward
1953–2004

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  • Richard Allen Ward, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

1955 · Disneyland Opens

The 160-acre Disneyland Park opened to the public on July 17, 1955, at the cost of $17 million. In 2017, Disneyland attracted over 18 million people to the park.

1967 · The Twenty-Fifth Amendment

The Twenty-fifth Amendment clarifies that when a President can't fulfill his role as President, the Vice President becomes President. He may do so only If the president dies, resigns, or is removed from office.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Middle English ward ‘watchman, guard’ (Old English weard, used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).

English: occupational name from Middle English warde ‘armed guard’ (Old English weard ‘watching, guarding’), with the same meaning as 1 above.

Irish: shortened form of McWard, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Bhaird ‘son of the poet’. The surname occurs throughout Ireland, where three different branches of the family are known as professional poets.

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

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