Richard Jack Gore

1931–2002 (Age 70)
Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States

The Life of Richard Jack

When Richard Jack Gore was born on 8 July 1931, in Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States, his father, Richard Aaron Gore, was 21 and his mother, Pauline McCorkle, was 21. He married Wanda Zilles on 9 March 1963, in Duval, Florida, United States. He died on 25 April 2002, in Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States.

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Richard Jack Gore
Wanda Zilles
Marriage: 9 March 1963

Spouse and Children


    Wanda Zilles


9 March 1963
Duval, Florida, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Aaron Gore





World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 10

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.

Age 19

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Kent and Wiltshire, named Gore, from Old English gāra ‘triangular piece of land’ (a derivative of gār ‘spear’, with reference to the triangular shape of a spearhead).2 French: nickname for a gluttonous and idle individual, from Old French gore ‘sow’ (of allegedly imitative origin, reflecting the grunting of the animal).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard A Gore, "Florida State Census, 1945"
  • Richard Gore in household of Richard A Gore, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard J Gore, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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