Richard Turner (1950 - 1980)

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Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida

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Ernest Duran Turner Gravesite

Ernest Duran Turner Gravesite

Remo Mion family

Remo Mion family

Blakley and Haynes Families

Blakley and Haynes Families

Harleigh Turner, Tracey Blakley, Christena Haynes

Harleigh Turner, Tracey Blakley, Christena Haynes

Turner Family

Turner Family

Mary (Asbury)Turner and children

Mary (Asbury)Turner and children

Ava Lavinia Gardner and Lana Turner

Ava Lavinia Gardner and Lana Turner

Denise M Turner Turner

Denise M Turner Turner

Ervin and Ruby D Turner

Ervin and Ruby D Turner

Sherry Turner

Sherry Turner

Arlene Edith Turner

Arlene Edith Turner

Silas Seadler and Lana Turner

Silas Seadler and Lana Turner

Ernest Duran Turner

Ernest Duran Turner

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Mabel Turner family and family Ernest Duran Turner Gravesite Remo Mion family Blakley and Haynes Families

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1950 - In the year that Richard Turner was born, in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

1972 - When he was 22 years old, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

1973 - When he was 23 years old, on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

1975 - When he was 25 years old, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

1980 - In the year of Richard Turner's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Richard Turner died in January 1980 at 29 years old. No cause of death has been listed. He was born on October 24, 1950. There is no information about Richard's family or relationships. We know that Richard Turner had been residing in Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida.

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