Richard B Crippen (1916 - 1956)

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Birth


Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio

Baptized

Saint James Catholic Church,
Toledo, Ohio

Death

at Home,
1414 Walbridge, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio
Cause of death: heart attack

Cause of death

heart attack

Burial / Funeral

at Calvary Cemetery,
2224 Dorr St, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio

Obituary

Last Known Residence

1414 Walbridge, Toledo, Lucas County, OH

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Father: George Crippen
Mother: Agatha (Whalon) Crippen
Siblings: Rita Crippen Solark, Lawrence Crippen , Louis Crippen , Louise Crippen Gaines, Helen Crippen Thanisu, and Vincent Crippen

Partner: Margaret (Shinaver) Crippen
Children with Margaret: Kathrine Crippen, Timothy Crippen, Patricia Crippen, Richard E Crippen, and Stephen Crippen

Education

3 Years Of High School

Professions

Locomotive Firemen

Military Service

Military serial#: 35537646
Enlisted: December 17, 1942 in Toledo Ohio
Military branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, Usa
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law

Middle name

B

Surnames

Ethnicity

White, Citizen

Nationality

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Religion

Catholic

Gender

Male

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1916 - In the year that Richard B Crippen was born, the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

1924 - By the time he was merely 8 years old, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

1941 - When he was 25 years old, in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

1953 - When he was 37 years old, actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

1956 - In the year of Richard B Crippen's passing, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

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Richard B Crippen, father to 5 children, died on August 11, 1956 at Home, Toledo, Ohio at age 39. His family lists the cause of death as: heart attack. He was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio. Richard was born on November 18, 1916 in Toledo, Ohio. He was born to George Crippen and Agatha (Whalon) Crippen, with siblings Rita, Lawrence, Louis, Louise, Helen, and Vincent. Richard's partner was Margaret Shinaver. and they gave birth to Kathrine Crippen, Timothy Crippen, Patricia Crippen, Richard E Crippen, and Stephen Crippen.

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Richard B Crippen was my father, he was born November 18 1916 and passed away on August 11, 1956. I was 12 weeks old when he died of a heart attack.
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