Lilia Richard (1907 - 1972)

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Lilia Richard
1907 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
Lilia Richard was born on September 26, 1907. She died in July 1972 at 64 years old. We know that Lilia Richard had been residing in Duson, Lafayette County, Louisiana 70529.

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Lilia Richard passed away in July 1972 at 64 years of age. She was born on September 26, 1907. There is no information about Lilia's family or relationships. We know that Lilia Richard had been residing in Duson, Lafayette County, Louisiana 70529.
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1907 - 1972 World Events

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In 1907, in the year that Lilia Richard was born, the showman Florenz Ziegfeld introduced his Ziegfeld Follies. Ziegfeld was inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris and the show was a step up from the then current vaudeville shows. The top entertainers of the time played in the Follies but the stars were the Ziegfeld girls - beautiful chorus girls in elaborate costumes. For almost a quarter of a century, the Ziegfeld follies were the toast of Broadway.

In 1915, by the time she was only 8 years old, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

In 1926, she was 19 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1936, Lilia was 29 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1972, in the year of Lilia Richard's passing, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

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Unez D Richard
Jul 22, 1922 - Apr 21, 2006
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Oct 21, 1932 - Mar 11, 2002
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Ronald J Richard
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Ovide B Richard
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