Richard Lloyd Gates (1921 - 1982)

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Richard Lloyd Gates
1921 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Richard Lloyd Gates was born on September 11, 1921. He died on June 1, 1982 at 60 years old.


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Wilmington National Cemetery Section 1 Site 2564, 2011 Market Street, in Wilmington, North Carolina 28403



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Branch of service: Us Air Force
Rank attained: SMSGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii, Korea

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Richard Lloyd Gates died on June 1, 1982 at age 60. He was buried in Wilmington National Cemetery Section 1 Site 2564, Wilmington, North Carolina. He was born on September 11, 1921. We have no information about Richard's surviving family.
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In 1921, in the year that Richard Lloyd Gates was born, hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

In 1956, Richard was 35 years old when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1964, when he was 43 years old, on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1974, he was 53 years old when 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 1982, in the year of Richard Lloyd Gates's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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Other Richard Gateses

Richard Ellison Gates
around 1918 - Dec 2, 1940
Richard Edward Gates
around 1894 - Feb 18, 1916
Richard Gates
around 1896 - Jul 20, 1918
Richard J Gates
Born: around 1925
New York, United States
Richard H Gates
Born: around 1915
Montana, United States
Richard E Gates
Born: around 1924
California, United States
Richard F Gates
Born: around 1912
California, United States
Richard Gates
Born: around 1918
Arkansas, United States
Richard N Gates
Born: around 1918
Nebraska, United States
Richard M Gates
Born: around 1921
Oklahoma, United States
Richard F Gates
Born: around 1915
Illinois, United States
Richard D Gates
Born: around 1908
Ohio, United States
Richard C Gates
Born: around 1924
Ohio, United States
Richard M Gates
Born: around 1921
Ohio, United States
Richard J Gates
Born: around 1916
Ohio, United States
Richard F Gates
Born: around 1920
Ohio, United States
Richard F Gates
Born: around 1908
Tennessee, United States
Richard P Gates
Born: around 1919
Georgia, United States
Richard Gates
Born: around 1921
Mississippi, United States
Richard O Gates
Born: around 1911
United States

Other Gateses

Daniel Gates
Born: Oct 15, 1826
Grover Charles Gates
Born: Mar 14, 1884
Bert L. Gates
Aug 9, 1890 - March 1967
Grand Rapids, MI
Dorothy Gates
Born: around 1913
Mark Gates
Born: around 1916
Charles H. Gates
Born: around 1861
Robert Lee Gates
Born: July 1885
Bill Gates
Born: Oct 10, 1986
Dorothy Gates Whitman
Sep 28, 1755 - Feb 10, 1829
Patience Frances Bartlett Gates
Jun 2, 1734 - Jan 20, 1758
Amos Gates, I
Oct 10, 1681 - Jul 22, 1754
Sarah Olmstead Gates
1641 - Nov 7, 1709
Daniel Gates, Lieutenant
Apr 23, 1685 - Mar 22, 1759

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George Hartman
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Beatrice Hartman
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Helen (Laccone) Finazzo
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