Richard E Millsaps Sr (1925 - 1983)

Richard E Millsaps
1925 - 1983
updated January 14, 2021
Richard E Millsaps Sr was born on July 4, 1925 in Hartsville, South Carolina. He died on August 6, 1983 at Decalb General Hospital, Decatur, GA, Atlanta, Georgia at 58 years old.

DAOS Commissioner for the State of Ga at the time of his death, Has the largest memorial on capitol grounds dedicated by the Gov of Ga in 1984, voted a state hero by both the Senate and House of Rep, much to do with the building and planning of Atlanta's twin towers, on capitol grounds, Father of 5 a dedicated and loving man, and loved by those who were in contact with him.. One of the few commissioners to travel the state to meet all the employees of his department, He passed at only 58 years old, but left the state of Ga a treasure of information for Georgia's future growth, Before joining the state, Dick was in business with his father-in -law, just down the street at the only truck stop in Georgia at one time, called the Blue Bird, he worked with Melvin, his father-in-law, Melvin's brother John,, along with Zania Mcgee, A truly rewarkable man,
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Richard E Millsaps Biography

Vital facts & highlights of Richard's life to share with the world.

Richard E Millsaps Sr
Most commonly known name
Male
Gender
Richard
First name
E
Middle name
Millsaps
Last name(s)
Sr
Suffix
Unknown
Nickname(s) or aliases
Unknown. Did Richard move a lot? Where was his last known location?
Last known residence
Richard Millsaps was born on in Hartsville, South Carolina United States 29550
Birth
Richard Millsaps died on at Decalb General Hospital, Decatur, GA, in Atlanta, Georgia United States
Death
Richard Millsaps was born on in Hartsville, South Carolina United States 29550
Richard Millsaps died on at Decalb General Hospital, Decatur, GA, in Atlanta, Georgia United States
Birth
Death
There is no cause of death listed for Richard.
Cause of death
Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Richard E Millsaps Sr?
Burial / Funeral
Unknown
Obituary

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Richard's ethnicity and where did his parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown

Religion

Unknown. Was Richard a religious man?

Education

Did Richard finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Richard attend?

Professions

Share what Richard did for a living or if he had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Richard's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Richard serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with his life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Richard Millsaps?
View other bios of people named Richard Millsaps
Back to Top

Richard E Millsaps Sr Family Tree

Richard's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Millsaps family tree.

Richard's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
Richard E Millsaps Sr
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

Richard's Family Photos

We currently do not have photos of Richard E Millsaps Sr. Below are potential family photos that share Richard's last name or surname. Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Richard during various points of his life

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Share Memories about Richard

What do you remember about Richard E Millsaps Sr? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Richard is remembered.

Richard Millsaps Obituary

Show you care by clicking the heart and adding to Richard's obituary.

Richard E Millsaps Sr died on August 6, 1983 at Decalb General Hospital, Decatur, GA, Atlanta, Georgia at 58 years old. He was born on July 4, 1925 in Hartsville, South Carolina. We are unaware of information about Richard's immediate family.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Richard E Millsaps Sr

1925 - 1983 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Richard's lifetime

In 1925, in the year that Richard E Millsaps Sr 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 1943, when he was 18 years old, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1957, by the time he was 32 years old, 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 1961, Richard was 36 years old when on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1983, in the year of Richard E Millsaps Sr's passing, "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

Other Biographies

Other Bios

Bio
Jul 4, 1980 - Unknown
Bio
Unknown - Unknown
Bio
Unknown - Unknown
Bio
Unknown - Unknown
Bio
Unknown - Unknown
Bio
Unknown - Unknown
Bio
Jul 10, 1950 - Unknown
Bio
Nov 23, 1946 - Unknown
Bio
Sep 10, 1921 - Unknown
Bio
Oct 27, 1956 - Unknown
Bio
Unknown - Unknown
Bio
Bio
Unknown - Unknown
Bio
Unknown - Unknown
Bio
Unknown - Unknown
Bio
Unknown - Unknown
Bio
Unknown - Unknown
Bio
Bio
May 31, 1952 - Sep 6, 2019
Bio
Unknown - Unknown
Success Stories from Biographies like Richard E Millsaps Sr
Created on Jun 04, 2020 by Daniel Pinna
Highlights of just a few of the many successes of sharing memories about the people important to us on AncientFaces. From reuniting lost or 'orphan' photos with their families, seeing the faces of relatives for the first time, to connecting unknown and lost family.

These stories will warm your heart and inspire you to share your memories of the people important to you.