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Richard Spalding Hodsdon, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 13, 1923
Death: Aug. 25, 1949

Hodsdon Funeral To Be Monday

Flier Was Descendant of Maine Family

South Thomaston, Aug. 27, - Lt. (jg) Richard Spalding Hodsdon, 26, killed in a midair crash of two naval planes during carrier practice landing Thursday near Mayport, Fla., is descendant of a family that owned and operated a large stone quarry near here for many years. he was born in Lynn, Mass., in February, 1923, was graduated from Gorham High School and attended University of Maine one year before entering Annapolis from which he was graduated in 1944. He served in the Pacific Theater during World War Two. Surviving are his wife, the former Barbara Reiger, stepdaughter o Adm. William Wright, former ambassador to Sweden, his parents, Lt. Comdr. and Mrs. Richard Prince Hodsdon of Hyannis, Mass., and eight-month-old son Richard , Jr., of Jacksonville, Fla., his grandmother Mrs. George Hodsdon of Portland and several uncles and aunts, including Mrs. Scott Kittredge, Portland, Mrs. Charles Emery Rockland and Herbert Hodsdon, Portland. The funeral will be held at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., at 1 p.m. Monday. 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Prince Hodsdon (1890 - 1970)
  Agnes Green Hodsdon (1885 - 1962)
 
 Spouse:
  Barbara Rolls Rieger Ullyot (1926 - 2009)
 
Note: LT(JG) US NAVY
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 8, Site 370-LH
 
Maintained by: Robert Hodsdon
Originally Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Mar 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49205298
Richard Spalding Hodsdon, Sr
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Richard Spalding Hodsdon, Sr
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Richard Spalding Hodsdon, Sr
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