Mary Margaret (Dunn) Richards (born 1921)

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Mary Margaret (Dunn) Richards
June 21, 1921
Ohio United States
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Mary Margaret (Dunn) Richards was born on June 21, 1921 in Ohio. Her maiden name is Dunn and she married into the Richards family. According to her family tree, she married Willard Richards in May 1938 in Pasadena, California United States. They were married until Willard's death in 1973 at Huntington Hospital, Pasadena, California United States. She died at HEY 99 E, Chico, California United States.
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Mary raised her family while cleaning houses and later working for a health food backery. Mary had a singing voice that wouldn't quit. She sang at different churches, county fairs, LA County Women's Prison and the Easter Sunrise Survice on a regular basis.

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Married: May 1938 - June 11, 1973
Cause of Separation: Willard's Death
Married at: Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California United States
Ended: Huntington Hospital 100 West California Boulevard Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, 91105 United States
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Mary Margaret (Dunn) Richards died at HEY 99 E, Chico, California United States. She was born on June 21, 1921 in Ohio. According to her family tree, she married Willard Richards in May 1938 in Pasadena, California United States. They were married until Willard's death in 1973 at Huntington Hospital, Pasadena, California United States.
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In 1921, in the year that Mary Margaret (Dunn) Richards was born, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

In 1946, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1959, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1961, on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1970, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

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