Ronald Regis Dougherty

Male6 April 1951–8 April 1979

Brief Life History of Ronald Regis

When Ronald Regis Dougherty was born on 6 April 1951, in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Regis Francis Dougherty, was 30 and his mother, Betty Bernadine Pastorek, was 28. He died on 8 April 1979, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Westchester, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Regis Francis Dougherty
Betty Bernadine Pastorek
Ronald Regis Dougherty

Sources (2)

  • Ronald Dougherty, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Ronald Dougherty, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (1)

World Events (8)

1954 · Johnson Products Company opens

Age 3

Johnson Products Company was formed by George E. Johnson, Sr and it’s best known for hair care and cosmetic products for African American consumers. The company was a longtime sponsor of the TV dance show Soul Train until March 25, 2006. The company was bought by Procter & Gamble in 2004 and in March 2009, an African-American investment firm bought the company from P&G to reestablish its position as an African-American-owned company.

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 4

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.


Age 9

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Conan, Daley, Donal, Paddy.

Irish and Manx: variant of Doherty .

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

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