Richard Thomas Downing

25 January 1923–30 August 2009 (Age 86)
Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States

The Life of Richard Thomas

When Richard Thomas Downing was born on 25 January 1923, his father, Floyd Eugene Downing, was 26 and his mother, Lela Jane Irving, was 22. He lived in Mount Pulaski, Logan, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 30 August 2009, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Floyd Eugene Downing
1896–1950
Lela Jane Irving
1900–2003
Richard Thomas Downing
1923–2009

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 2

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1927

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: sometimes of English origin, but in County Kerry it is usually an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinnín ( see Dineen ).2 English: patronymic from a variant of Dunn 2.

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

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  • Richard Downing in household of Flyod Downing, "United States Census, 1930"

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