Richard Mangrum (1906 - 1985)

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Richard Mangrum
1906 - 1985
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October 27, 1906
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September 1985
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Southern Pines, Moore County, North Carolina 28387
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Richard Mangrum was born on October 27, 1906. He died in September 1985 at age 78. We know that Richard Mangrum had been residing in Southern Pines, Moore County, North Carolina 28387.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Richard Mangrum died in September 1985 at 78 years old. He was born on October 27, 1906. We have no information about Richard's immediate family. We know that Richard Mangrum had been residing in Southern Pines, Moore County, North Carolina 28387.

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In 1906, in the year that Richard Mangrum was born, abolitionist and suffragette leader Susan B. Anthony died, before women's right to vote nationally was realized (in 1920). She, along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, founded the National American Woman Suffrage Association which later became the League of Women Voters. She died at the age of 86 of heart failure and pneumonia in her home in New York.

In 1910, Richard was just 4 years old when Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

In 1926, Richard was 20 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1952, he was 46 years old when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1985, in the year of Richard Mangrum's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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