Richard Spaulding Hodsdon, Sr

Richard Spaulding Hodsdon, Sr

Birth
Death 25 Aug 1949 (aged 26)
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 8, Site 370-LH
Memorial ID 49205298 · View Source
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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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  • Maintained by: Robert Hodsdon
  • Originally Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 5 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49205298
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Spaulding Hodsdon, Sr (13 Feb 1923–25 Aug 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49205298, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Robert Hodsdon (contributor 47094022) .