Richard W Turner (1917 - 1996)

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Richard W Turner
1917 - 1996
updated February 06, 2019
Richard W Turner was born on February 24, 1917. He died on January 1, 1996 at age 78. We know that Richard W Turner had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98105.


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Richard W Turner passed away on January 1, 1996 at 78 years of age. He was born on February 24, 1917. We have no information about Richard's family or relationships. We know that Richard W Turner had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98105.
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In 1917, in the year that Richard W Turner was born, in April, the U.S. entered World War I, declaring war against Germany. President Wilson had previously declared neutrality in the war - a position supported by the majority of Americans - but after Germany declared that they would sink all ships trading with Great Britain and sunk U.S. ships, public opinion began to change. Then the Lusitania was sunk, killing 1,201 - including 128 Americans - and more U.S. ships were sunk. The U.S. could stand aside no longer.

In 1937, Richard was 20 years old when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1967, at the age of 50 years old, Richard was alive when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1974, Richard was 57 years old when on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

In 1996, in the year of Richard W Turner's passing, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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Richard Thomas Turner
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Richard Sydney Turner
around 1916 - Dec 17, 1944
Richard Stepney Turner
around 1899 - Oct 25, 1918
Richard Radford Turner
around 1897 - Feb 3, 1917
Richard Patrick Turner
around 1919 - Feb 22, 1941
Richard John Turner
around 1924 - Oct 19, 1943
Richard Hugh Turner
around 1922 - Dec 17, 1942
Richard Frank Burnet Turner
around 1912 - Sep 27, 1941
Richard Ernest Turner
Died: Apr 4, 1918
Richard Edward Turner
around 1926 - Jun 10, 1944
Richard Daniel Turner
around 1895 - Apr 30, 1918
Richard Chase Turner
around 1884 - Sep 20, 1914
Richard Cecil Turner
Died: May 31, 1916
Richard Burman Turner
around 1895 - Mar 8, 1918
Richard Arthur Turner
around 1897 - Oct 13, 1915

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Raymond Turner
Jan 14, 1885 - May 1971
Portland, Oregon
Elmer Turner
Mar 5, 1889 - January 1966
Sunnyside, Washington
Don W Turner
Dec 16, 1915 - Jan 1, 2006
Seattle, WA
Otilla Turner
Jul 19, 1889 - January 1973
Yakima, Washington
Charles Turner
Jun 1, 1880 - April 1976
Grandview, Washington
Sydney Turner
Sep 10, 1902 - December 1970
Yakima, Washington
James A Turner
Dec 12, 1915 - Aug 11, 2004
Aberdeen, WA
Kenneth Turner
Sep 18, 1904 - March 1964
Orin Turner
May 20, 1899 - August 1983
Colville, Washington
Wallace R Turner
Apr 8, 1919 - Apr 3, 1974
Dan Turner
Dec 31, 1901 - February 1987
Elma, Washington
Woodrow Turner
Oct 11, 1916 - October 1975
James R Turner
Oct 8, 1913 - Jun 11, 1991
Elizabeth Turner
May 20, 1892 - June 1986
Olympia, Washington
Katherine J Turner
Nov 27, 1916 - Dec 12, 2005
Rochester, WA
Thelma Turner
Jan 31, 1903 - October 1968
Mount Vernon, Washington
Irene Turner
Jun 29, 1908 - May 1975
Tacoma, Washington
Robert Turner
Jan 24, 1889 - June 1966
Toppenish, Washington
Anna Turner
Mar 22, 1889 - October 1984
Los Angeles, California
Karl Turner
Aug 22, 1881 - April 1970
Seattle, Washington

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Jul 7, 1910 - Apr 23, 1998
Lynnwood, WA
Henry J Bradetich
Jul 14, 1917 - Oct 18, 2008
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May 19, 1909 - Oct 21, 2001
Seattle, WA
Lulu E Ogden
Jan 25, 1918 - September 1995
Edmonds, WA
Edrick O Kuker
Dec 16, 1914 - Nov 7, 1988
Auburn, WA
Fred B Aust
May 22, 1917 - Jan 21, 1992
Springfield, OR
Frances G Sutton
Sep 21, 1911 - Jun 21, 2000
Eugene R Mcnamee
Mar 16, 1916 - Feb 11, 1992
Alton, IL
Mabel E Fullerton
Oct 27, 1917 - Apr 10, 1993
Seattle, WA
Henry Kube
Jul 11, 1885 - September 1976
Seattle, Washington
Lexie Pierce
Oct 23, 1911 - October 1981
Brinnon, Washington
Greta E Leathley
Mar 19, 1914 - May 1990
Olympia, WA
Betty M Chadwick
Oct 18, 1919 - Aug 4, 1997
Burlingame, CA
Ralph Rees
Nov 27, 1902 - August 1970
Seattle, Washington
Eldon E Ogden
Mar 12, 1911 - Jun 23, 1993
Seattle, WA
Albert D Treosti
Apr 22, 1910 - Apr 27, 1997
Beaverton, OR
Betty L Adams
Jun 7, 1921 - Aug 24, 1988
Seattle, WA
James Lawson
Jul 22, 1917 - February 1963
Charles Roberts
Feb 18, 1904 - February 1984
Puyallup, Washington
Anna Galloway
Dec 30, 1905 - May 1969
Cle Elum, Washington
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