Ethel B Richardson

1893–1953 (Age 60)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Ethel B

Ethel B Richardson was born in 1893, in Iowa, United States. She married Ralph Perry Lorey on 10 January 1931, in Cook, Illinois, United States. She lived in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died in 1953, at the age of 60, and was buried in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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Ralph Perry Lorey
Ethel B Richardson
Marriage: 10 January 1931

Spouse and Children

10 January 1931
Cook, Illinois, United States

World Events (8)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 0

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 16

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Ethel Lorey in household of Ralph P Lorey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel Richardson, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"
  • Ethel B Richardson Lorey, "Find A Grave Index"

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