Richard Dawson (1925 - 1985)

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Richard Dawson
1925 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Richard Dawson was born on April 1, 1925. He died in September 1985 at age 60. We know that Richard Dawson had been residing in Benton, Saline County, Arkansas.


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Richard Dawson passed away in September 1985 at age 60. He was born on April 1, 1925. We have no information about Richard's immediate family. We know that Richard Dawson had been residing in Benton, Saline County, Arkansas.
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In 1925, in the year that Richard Dawson was born, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1936, he was only 11 years old when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1947, he was 22 years old when on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1957, he was 32 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1985, in the year of Richard Dawson's passing, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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Other Richard Dawsons

Richard William Dawson
around 1912 - Jun 30, 1940
Richard Long Dawson
around 1879 - Nov 20, 1914
Richard John Secord Dawson
Died: Feb 24, 1943
Richard Harold Dawson
around 1922 - Jul 25, 1944
Richard Fabian Dawson
Died: Apr 23, 1944
Richard Edward Dawson
around 1919 - Jun 24, 1944
Richard Douglas Dawson
around 1879 - Jul 24, 1915
Richard Charles Dawson
around 1895 - Jul 1, 1916
Richard Adrian Dawson
around 1913 - Aug 8, 1944
Richard Dawson
around 1895 - Aug 29, 1918
Richard Dawson
around 1896 - Oct 22, 1917
Richard Dawson
Died: Nov 13, 1916
Richard Dawson
around 1896 - Nov 6, 1917
Richard Dawson
Born: around 1908
California, United States
Richard L Dawson
Born: around 1922
United States
Richard O Dawson
Born: around 1919
California, United States
Richard J Dawson
Born: around 1916
California, United States
Richard R Dawson
Born: around 1904
Arkansas, United States
Richard Dawson
Born: around 1920
Texas, United States
Richard N Dawson
Born: around 1920
Wisconsin, United States

Other Dawsons

Everett Dawson
May 5, 1911 - February 1974
Bentonville, Arkansas
Christie A Dawson
Sep 3, 1967 - Jan 31, 2008
Horn Lake, MS
Louise Dawson
May 4, 1898 - January 1970
North Little Rock, Arkansas
Stella Dawson
Sep 2, 1898 - April 1975
Tampa, Florida
Pon D Dawson
Oct 26, 1916 - Jun 5, 1990
Jack Dawson
Mar 14, 1932 - January 1972
Lewis D Dawson
Jun 9, 1928 - Apr 22, 2005
Tunica, MS
Zilpha Dawson
Aug 9, 1917 - Jul 27, 2002
Vevay, IN
Harold J Dawson
Jul 2, 1931 - Jun 10, 1996
Pocahontas, AR
David C Dawson
Jan 26, 1929 - Feb 23, 2001
Millstadt, IL
Gustave E Dawson
Jul 8, 1930 - May 22, 2002
Omaha, NE
Irma C Dawson
Jan 9, 1908 - Jul 19, 1998
Little Rock, AR
Gertie R Dawson
Dec 11, 1912 - May 19, 1992
Sammy L Dawson
May 2, 1927 - Mar 19, 2010
Stuttgart, AR
Daphine Dawson
Mar 3, 1919 - Nov 13, 2010
Riverdale, California
Julies Dawson
Jul 23, 1933 - Apr 5, 2005
Jonesboro, AR
Carol L Dawson
Oct 1, 1932 - Dec 2, 1997
Pocahontas, AR
Pauline Dawson
Jul 9, 1911 - July 1984
Springfield, Missouri
Estel B Dawson
Sep 20, 1911 - December 1995
Bentonville, AR
Norah Dawson
Dec 15, 1909 - Oct 20, 2001
Forrest City, AR

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Tucson, AZ
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Sep 12, 1929 - January 1981
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Nov 17, 1908 - June 1980
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Leon Callahan
Sep 17, 1928 - March 1982
Odell Dillard
Feb 28, 1930 - January 1987
Roxie Garner
Jun 2, 1904 - July 1970
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Tennie Goodlow
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Biscoe, Arkansas
Iva Evon Shelby
Dec 5, 1927 - Apr 20, 2007
Morgan, Utah
Doris Wilkinson
Feb 15, 1926 - May 6, 1989
Casco, MI
Merle Jenkins
Jun 1, 1928 - February 1987
North Little Rock, Arkansas
Alvin Albert Johnson
Jul 24, 1926 - Nov 1, 1992
Clearlake Park, CA
Willie Lacey
Aug 6, 1929 - Aug 15, 2010
Monticello, AR
Bettye A Gold
Sep 6, 1931 - Sep 2, 2002
Jacksonville, AR
Mary Stewart
Oct 18, 1928 - December 1978
Des Arc, Arkansas
Gustava Scott
Jan 1, 1896 - March 1973
Fordyce, Arkansas
Roy C Threlkeld
Dec 15, 1927 - Jun 26, 2005
Benton, AR
Carrie A Tucker
Sep 15, 1917 - Feb 27, 1998
Marianna, AR
Bobby D Williams
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