Richard Earl Bassette

22 June 1949–27 February 2010 (Age 60)
Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Richard Earl

When Richard Earl Bassette was born on 22 June 1949, in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Earl Richard Bassette, was 25 and his mother, Gloria H Loomis, was 26. He died on 27 February 2010, in Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Winchendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Earl Richard Bassette
Gloria H Loomis
Richard Earl Bassette

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World Events (8)


Age 1

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.
1954 · First Atomic Submarine Launched

Age 5

The USS Nautilus was launched from Groton, Connecticut. It was the first nuclear-powered submarine in the Navy. 
1966 · The Freedom of Information Act

Age 17

Is a federal law that requires that full or partial disclosure of all previously unreleased government documents or information to be given upon request.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling reflecting the Canadian pronunciation of French Basset, from a diminutive of Old French bas ‘low’, either in the sense ‘low-born’ or ‘short’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard E Bassette in entry for Mr E Richard Bassette, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Richard E Bassette, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Richard E Bassette in entry for Mrs Gloria H ``Barnie Loomis Bassette, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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