Richmond Mead (1882 - 1963)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Richmond Mead’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Richmond so that their life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Richmond’s biography.

Richmond Mead Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Richmond Mead and their immediate Mead family. Add to Richmond Mead's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with their family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Richmond.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Richmond Mead? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

California

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Richmond finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Richmond attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Richmond did for a living or if they had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Richmond Mead is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Richmond's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Richmond's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Richmond a religious person? Add Richmond’s religion

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Richmond during various points of their life.

Timeline

1882 - In the year that Richmond Mead was born, on September 4th, the switch to the first commercial electrical power plant in the U.S. - at 255-257 Pearl Street - was flipped by Thomas Edison. It lit one square mile of lower Manhattan and was powered by coal. The "electrical age" had begun.

1886 - By the time this person was only 4 years old, on October 28th, President Grover Cleveland officially dedicated the Statue of Liberty. A gift from France, the base for the statue had been built using donations from the American public. The unplanned but enthusiastic celebration after the dedication led to the first ticker tape parade.

1890 - At the age of merely 8 years old, Richmond was alive when on December 29th, the Wounded Knee Massacre occurred in South Dakota on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation . The U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment said that they rode into the Lakota camp "trying to disarm" the inhabitants. One person, Black Coyote - who was deaf - held onto his rifle, saying that he paid a lot of money for it. Shots rang out and by the end at least 153 Lakota Sioux - some estimates say 300 - and 25 troops had died. The site of the massacre is a National Historic Landmark.

1950 - When this person was 68 years old, on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

1963 - In the year of Richmond Mead's passing, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

Richmond Mead Family Tree

Who was Richmond’s parents? Did they get married and did they have children? Share Richmond’s family tree to share their legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Richmond's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Richmond Mead
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Richmond's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Richmond Mead is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to their obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Richmond Mead passed away in November 1963 at 81 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Richmond. Richmond was born on April 8, 1882. We have no information about Richmond's immediate family. We know that Richmond Mead had been residing in California.

Memories

What do you remember about Richmond Mead? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about them. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Richmond is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Richmond Mead

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Other Richmond Meads

Sources