Richard Carroll Buckley

1 March 1897–18 March 1964 (Age 67)
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States

The Life of Richard Carroll

When Richard Carroll Buckley was born on 1 March 1897, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, his father, David A Buckley, was 23 and his mother, Delia Helen Carroll, was 23. He lived in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1920 and West Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States for about 5 years. He died on 18 March 1964, in Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Bloomfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Richard Carroll Buckley
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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 3

The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the many places so named, most of which are from Old English bucc ‘buck’, ‘male deer’ or bucca ‘hegoat’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. Places called Buckley and Buckleigh, in Devon, are named with Old English boga ‘bow’ + clif ‘cliff’.2 English: possibly a variant of Bulkley , from the local pronunciation.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buachalla ‘descendant of Buachaill’, a byname meaning ‘cowherd’, ‘servant’, ‘boy’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard C Buckley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard Bucklay in household of Davis Bucklay, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Richard C Buckley in household of David A Buckley, "United States Census, 1900"

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