Richard Lee “Dick” Holder

Richard Lee “Dick” Holder

Birth
Oklahoma, USA
Death 25 Jul 1960 (aged 37)
Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma, USA
Plot Drive 7, Section 3, Lot 1956
Memorial ID 96205246 · View Source
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Richard Lee Holder was born January 28, 1923 in Oklahoma, son of Walter L. Holder (1906-1970) and Carrie Ella Davidson (1904-1990).

The 1930 Federal Census for Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Oklahoma County) shows Richard Lee Holder, age 7, born in Oklahoma; living with his father, Walter Holder, an oilfield laborer, age 25, born in Oklahoma; and his mother, Carrie E., age 25, born in Texas. Also living in the household were Richard's siblings: Granville L. Holder, age 4; Earl Roy Holder, age 2 years 9 months; and Gearl Ray Holder, age 2 years 9 months; all born in Oklahoma.

The 1940 Federal Census for Eason, Oklahoma (Pottawatomie County) shows Richard Lee Holder, age 17, born in Oklahoma; living with his father, Walter F. Holder, an oilfield driller, age 34, born in Oklahoma; and his mother, Carrie E., age 36, born in Texas. Also living in the household were Richard's siblings: Granville Lawrence Holder, age 14; Earl Roy Holder, age 12; Gearl Ray Holder, age 12; Allyn Dale Holder, age 7; Gary K. Holder, age 5; and Mary Jan Holder, age 3; all born in Oklahoma.

The U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records shows that Richard L. Holder registered for the draft on May 10, 1944 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

Richard died July 25, 1960 in Oklahoma and was buried in Durant, Oklahoma (Bryan County) in the Highland Cemetery.


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  • Created by: TimelessSpirits
  • Added: 29 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96205246
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Lee “Dick” Holder (28 Jan 1923–25 Jul 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96205246, citing Highland Cemetery, Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by TimelessSpirits (contributor 47310549) .