Richard Orr (1909 - 1951)

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Richard Orr
1909 - 1951
updated February 06, 2019
Richard Orr was born on August 22, 1909. He died in January 1951 at 41 years old.

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Richard Orr passed away in January 1951 at 41 years old. He was born on August 22, 1909. We are unaware of information about Richard's family or relationships.
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In 1909, in the year that Richard Orr was born, explorer Robert Peary, a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, claimed to have been the first to have reached the geographic North Pole. His claim has been disputed for over a century - some say that he ended up 60 miles from the North Pole. Peary was the only navigator on his team and he didn't submit his records for public review.

In 1913, by the time he was only 4 years old, Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line for the mass production of an entire automobile. It had previously taken 12 hours to assemble a whole vehicle - now it took only two hours and 30 minutes! Inspired by the production lines at flour mills, breweries, canneries and industrial bakeries, along with the disassembly of animal carcasses in Chicago’s meat-packing plants, Ford created moving belts for parts and the assembly line was born.

In 1923, he was only 14 years old when on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

In 1934, by the time he was 25 years old, on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1951, in the year of Richard Orr's passing, on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

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Richard Herbert Orr
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Richard H Orr
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Ohio, United States
Richard H Jr Orr
Born: around 1926
North Carolina, United States
Richard L Orr
Born: around 1925
New York, United States
Richard A Orr
Born: around 1923
California, United States
Richard W Orr
Born: around 1923
Iowa, United States
Richard H Orr
Born: around 1912
Missouri, United States
Richard E Orr
Born: around 1925
United States
Richard K Orr
Born: around 1924
Ohio, United States
Richard G Orr
Born: around 1923
Massachusetts, United States
Richard M Orr
Born: around 1915
Ohio, United States
Richard L Orr
Born: around 1913
Ohio, United States
Richard F Orr
Born: around 1921
Tennessee, United States
Richard L Orr
Born: around 1926
United States
Richard W Orr
Born: around 1920
Texas, United States
Richard E Orr
Born: around 1922
Vermont, United States
Richard H Orr
Born: around 1919
Iowa, United States
Richard C Orr
Born: around 1921
United States
Richard A Orr
Born: around 1925
Michigan, United States
Richard W Orr
Born: around 1922
Illinois, United States

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May 26, 1904 - January 1982
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Reece W Orr
Nov 16, 1911 - Jan 18, 1995
Malvern, AR
John Orr
Mar 12, 1892 - August 1973
West Helena, Arkansas
Imogene G Orr
Oct 21, 1920 - Mar 21, 2001
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Leila Orr
Jan 22, 1892 - April 1973
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Sam Orr
Apr 21, 1893 - October 1964
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Evelyn J Orr
Feb 9, 1921 - May 18, 1990
Doris Orr
Nov 7, 1922 - November 1975
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Willie Orr Jr
Dec 2, 1919 - March 1981
West Helena, Arkansas
Floyd Orr
Sep 2, 1911 - July 1984
Los Angeles, California
Mae Orr
Oct 31, 1881 - June 1977
Sulphur Springs, Arkansas
Louella S Orr
Feb 11, 1891 - Jul 25, 1992
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Theressa Orr
Sep 22, 1921 - Sep 9, 2004
Cincinnati, OH
C C Orr
Oct 1, 1923 - Dec 16, 1993
North Little Rock, AR
L D Orr
Dec 31, 1906 - Feb 17, 1989
Campbell, MO
Robert Orr
Oct 14, 1901 - June 1985
Cleveland, Ohio
Lee A Orr
Nov 20, 1921 - Dec 9, 1987
Lonsdale, AR
Ernest W Orr
Nov 3, 1912 - Mar 13, 1998
Independence, MO

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Andrew Langston
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