Jean Elizabeth Richardson

1 January 1916–May 2003 (Age 87)
Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Jean Elizabeth

When Jean Elizabeth Richardson was born on 1 January 1916, in Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Claude L Richardson, was 41 and her mother, Luverne DeEtte Carpenter, was 36. She married Robert Torelle Nagler on 15 August 1939, in First Presbyterian Church, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States. She lived in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. She died in May 2003, in Prairie du Sac, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Robert Torelle Nagler
Jean Elizabeth Richardson
Marriage: 15 August 1939

Spouse and Children

15 August 1939
First Presbyterian Church, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 0

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 3

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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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Story Highlight

Wish came true

My mother, Jean Elizabeth (She hated her middle name) Richardson Nagler, told me the story about meeting Dad, Robert (Bob). They were both living in Madison, WI with their parents. I believe at the ti …

Sources (2)

  • Jeane Richardson in household of Claude L Richardson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jean E Richardson in household of Claude L Richardson, "United States Census, 1930"

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