Richard Fitzgerald (1920 - 1983)

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Richard Fitzgerald
1920 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Richard Fitzgerald was born on September 10, 1920. He died in September 1983 at age 62. We know that Richard Fitzgerald had been residing in Suffolk, Suffolk City County, Virginia 23434.


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Richard Fitzgerald passed away in September 1983 at 62 years old. He was born on September 10, 1920. We are unaware of information about Richard's immediate family. We know that Richard Fitzgerald had been residing in Suffolk, Suffolk City County, Virginia 23434.
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In 1920, in the year that Richard Fitzgerald was born, on November 2, radio station KDKA began broadcasting in Pittsburgh, PA. This was the first commercial radio broadcast in the United States. Westinghouse, a leading manufacturer of radios and the backer of the station, chose the date because of the Presidential election. People liked it because they could hear about the results of the election between Harding and Cox before the morning papers arrived. Four years later, there were 600 commercial stations broadcasting in the U.S.

In 1949, Richard was 29 years old when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1961, at the age of 41 years old, Richard was alive when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1974, by the time he was 54 years old, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1983, in the year of Richard Fitzgerald'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.

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Richard Thomas Fitzgerald
around 1922 - Mar 24, 1944
Richard Paul Fitzgerald
around 1919 - Jan 1, 1945
Richard James Fitzgerald
Died: Aug 10, 1917
Richard James Fitzgerald
around 1889 - May 14, 1915
Richard Ernest Fitzgerald
Died: Jan 5, 1943
Richard Fitzgerald
around 1890 - Oct 25, 1915
Richard Fitzgerald
Died: Mar 23, 1918
Richard W Fitzgerald
Born: around 1926
New Jersey, United States
Richard J Fitzgerald
Born: around 1925
New York, United States
Richard C Fitzgerald
Born: around 1911
New York, United States
Richard J Fitzgerald
Born: around 1921
California, United States
Richard T Fitzgerald
Born: around 1922
Washington, United States
Richard E Fitzgerald
Born: around 1927
Minnesota, United States
Richard S Fitzgerald
Born: around 1924
Colorado, United States
Richard I Fitzgerald
Born: around 1923
Iowa, United States
Richard E Fitzgerald
Born: around 1903
Missouri, United States
Richard D Fitzgerald
Born: around 1899
Missouri, United States
Richard W Fitzgerald
Born: around 1924
Michigan, Limited Service Or (lichtenstein Or Switzerland), United States

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Martin P Fitzgerald
Jul 26, 1923 - May 13, 2006
Des Moines, IA
James D Fitzgerald
Sep 9, 1921 - Jan 4, 2002
Saint Petersburg, FL
Adelle Fitzgerald
Apr 21, 1922 - June 1984
Baltimore, Maryland
Arthur Fitzgerald
Jan 26, 1893 - March 1978
Princess Anne, Maryland
Elsie Fitzgerald
Jul 19, 1893 - June 1968
Baltimore, Maryland
Inez Fitzgerald
Jul 12, 1907 - September 1976
Baltimore, Maryland
James K Fitzgerald J
Sep 29, 1929 - Jun 2, 2011
Salisbury, MD
William L Fitzgerald
Mar 7, 1927 - Apr 13, 2010
East New Market, MD
Irmgard Fitzgerald
Jun 18, 1927 - Mar 11, 2002
Hattie Fitzgerald
Jun 13, 1918 - Oct 10, 2000
Bronx, NY
Edna Fitzgerald
Sep 30, 1909 - December 1983
Baltimore, Maryland
Blanche Fitzgerald
Dec 24, 1920 - Aug 2, 2003
Baltimore, MD
Doris Fitzgerald
Nov 19, 1935 - January 1985
Wink, Texas
Henry Fitzgerald
Feb 27, 1939 - February 1986
John W Fitzgerald
Aug 21, 1939 - Jul 11, 2001
Dallas, TX
Mildred Fitzgerald
Jan 18, 1897 - January 1981
Toms River, New Jersey
John T Fitzgerald
Dec 27, 1896 - Mar 8, 1988
Bladensburg, MD
Sylvia M Fitzgerald
Apr 5, 1925 - Jan 2, 1995
Beltsville, MD
Charles T Fitzgerald
Apr 7, 1906 - December 1988
Towson, MD
Thelma Fitzgerald
Jun 4, 1942 - Sep 6, 2007
Maysville, GA

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Huntington Beach, California
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Chase, Maryland
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Williamston, NC
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Gonzales, Louisiana
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