Richard Owen (Dick) Bohannon

Richard Owen (Dick) Bohannon[1]

Male 1902 - 1968  (66 years)

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  • Name Richard Owen (Dick) Bohannon 
    Born 24 May 1902  Ipava, Fulton County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1930  Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Electrician, Pacific Telephone and Telegraph, Co. 
    Residence 1950  Pasco, Franklin County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1956  Mercer Island, King County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1962  Spokane, Spokane County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 14 Oct 1968  Holy Family Hospital, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6
    Buried 16 Oct 1968  Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    • gravemarker
    Person ID I276  LaZeut
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2017 

    Father George Washington Bohannon,   b. 4 Jul 1871, Ipava, Fulton County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1955, Knoxville, Knox County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Florence Edna Robinson,   b. 8 Nov 1875, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1955, Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 4 Jun 1893  Fulton County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9
    Divorced Abt 1910  [3, 10, 11
    Family ID F267  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hattie H. Sutor,   b. 27 Sep 1899, Wylie, Red Lake County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1937, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 11 Oct 1930  Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Divorced Bef 1937  [13
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F7003  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Josephine Marguerite (Jo) Lincoln,   b. 19 Mar 1908, Hurry (Martin), Beaver, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 2005, Good Samaritan Health Care Center, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1937  Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15, 16
    Children 
    +1. A.M. Spaulding
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F26  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Bohannon: Yakima Frontier Days Celebration with Telephone Employees and Ricard O. Bohannon, 1935
    Bohannon: Yakima Frontier Days Celebration with Telephone Employees and Ricard O. Bohannon, 1935
    Photo of Northwest Telephone and Telegraph employees in period dress for the Yakima, Washington Frontier Days Golden Anniversary Celebration. Standing in the back on the right in the white hat and behing the lady in the dress with bows is Richard O. Bohannon (also, see close-up photo).
    Bohannon: Yakima Frontier Days Golden Jubilee with Richard O. Bohannon, 1935 (close-up)
    Bohannon: Yakima Frontier Days Golden Jubilee with Richard O. Bohannon, 1935 (close-up)
    Close-up detail of employees of the Pacific Northwest Telephone and Telegraph Company celebrating Yakima Washington's Golden Jubilee during Frontier Days. Richard O. Bohannon is in the center of the back back row with the white hat.
    Bohannon: Richard O. Bohannon at Installation of 4,200th Phone in Pasco, 1952
    Bohannon: Richard O. Bohannon at Installation of 4,200th Phone in Pasco, 1952
    Publicity photo of Richard O. Bohannon (standing left) with unidentified phone installer and patron (most likely another telephone company employee). Installation of the 4,200th phone in Pasco in the Telephone Company's Foster addition.
    Bohannon: Richard Bohannon and Josephine Lincoln Studio Portrait, 1955
    Bohannon: Richard Bohannon and Josephine Lincoln Studio Portrait, 1955
    Studio portrait of Richard O. Bohannon and Josephine M. Lincoln taken about 1955. Tutilwer Studio, Pasco, Washington
    Bohannon: Richard O. Bohannon 1961 Studio Portrait
    Bohannon: Richard O. Bohannon 1961 Studio Portrait
    Studio Portrait of Richard (Dick) Owen Bohannon (1902-1968). Hale Van Scoy Studio.
    Bohannon: Richard O. Bohannon Studio Photo, 1967
    Bohannon: Richard O. Bohannon Studio Photo, 1967
    Studio Photo of Richard O. Bohannon taken on the occasion of 41 years of service with Pacific Northwest Bell. Libby and Son Studio, Spokane.
    Hulett: Roy Hulett and Elizabeth Lincoln Wedding Reception, 1947
    Hulett: Roy Hulett and Elizabeth Lincoln Wedding Reception, 1947
    Wedding reception of Roy Hulett and Elizabeth Lincoln at the Richard O. Bohannon residence, 1208 Broadway Avenue, Yakima, Washington. Left to right: Richard O. Bohannon, James A. Lincoln, Roy R. Hulett, M. Elizabeth Lincoln, Mary Dixon Lincoln, and Angeline M. Spaulding.

    Documents
    Bohannon: Richard Owen Bohannon Certificate of Birth, 1902
    Bohannon: Richard Owen Bohannon Certificate of Birth, 1902
    State of Illinois Certificate of Birth for Richard Owen Bohannon (b. 24 May 1902). Copy of original dating after 1940.
    Bohannon: Richard Bohannon and Hattie Mantie Wedding Certificate, 1930.
    Bohannon: Richard Bohannon and Hattie Mantie Wedding Certificate, 1930.
    Certificate of marriage for Richard E. [O.] Bohannon and Hattie H. Manty [Mantey, née Sutor] (m. 11 Oct 1930).

    Note this document contains several errors; however, the identities of the two principals are assured by the names of the two witness who are their mothers. This was Richard Bohannon's first marriage and Hattie Sutor Mantey's second; her first husband, Otto Mantey, died in 1927.
    Bohannon: Richard Bohannon and Josephine Spaulding Marriage Certificate, 1937
    Bohannon: Richard Bohannon and Josephine Spaulding Marriage Certificate, 1937
    Certified copy of certificate of marriage for Richard Owen Bohannon and Josephine Margaret Lincoln Spaulding (m. 24 Nov 1937).
    Bohannon: Richard O. Bohannon Celebrates 35 years with telephone firm, 1961.
    Bohannon: Richard O. Bohannon Celebrates 35 years with telephone firm, 1961.
    Article from the "Yakima Herald-Republic" discussing Richard O. Bohannon's 35-year career with Pacific Northwest Bell, beginning as an electrical engineer with Western Electric.
    Bohannon: Richard O. Bohannon: 40-Year Stint Recognized, 1966
    Bohannon: Richard O. Bohannon: 40-Year Stint Recognized, 1966
    Article from the "Spokane Daily Chronicle" recognizing Richard O. Bohannon's 40 years with the Pacific Northwest Bell telephone company in 1966.
    Bohannon: Richard O. Bohannon (1902-1968) Obituary
    Bohannon: Richard O. Bohannon (1902-1968) Obituary
    Obituary of Richard (Dick) Owen Bohannon (d. 14 Oct 1968).
    Bohannon: Richard O. Bohannon (1891-1968) Memorial Card
    Bohannon: Richard O. Bohannon (1891-1968) Memorial Card
    Memorial card from the memorial service for Richard (Dick) Owen Bohannon (d. 14 Oct 1968). Spokane Unitarian Church.
    Bohannon: Richard Owen Bohannon Death Certificate, 1968
    Bohannon: Richard Owen Bohannon Death Certificate, 1968
    City of Spokane, Washington, Health Department, certified copy of death certificate for Richard Owen Bohannon (d. 14 Oct 1968).

    Headstones
    Gravemarker: Bohannon, Richard Owen (1902-1968)
    Gravemarker: Bohannon, Richard Owen (1902-1968)
    Gravemarker of Richard Owen Bohannon (d. 14 Oct 1968).

  • Sources 
    1. [S2322] Birth Certificate: Bohannon, Richard Owen.

      Richard Owen Bohannon
      Place of Birth: Fulton County, Pleasant Township
      Date of Birth: May 24, 1902
      Father: George Washington Bohannon
      Mother Florence Edna Robinson

    2. [S25] Social Security Death Index (SSDI), 1925-2014, (Ancestry: Social Security Administration).

    3. [S1561] Kettenring Family in America, Henry Hardy Catron, compiler, (Mount Pulaski, Illinois: H.J. Wible Publishing, 1956), p. 65.

    4. [S1221] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, (Ancestry: various sources), Yakima, Washington (1930).

    5. [S1672] Obituary: Bohannon, Richard O., (Yakima Herald. Yakima, Washington, 15 October 1968, p. 24).

    6. [S2334] Death Certificate: Bohannon, Richard Owen.

      Death was caused by: Pneumonia 4 days as a consequence of Parkinson's Disease - Severe 3 yrs.

    7. [S302] Find A Grave, Memorial# 159993805.

    8. [S4255] Cemetery Marker. Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Spokane, Washington.

    9. [S421] Illinois Marriages, 1851-1900, Jordan Dodd and Liahona Research, compilers, (Ancestry: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah).

    10. [S197] U.S. Census, 1910, (Ancestry: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.).

    11. [S103] Bohannon Family Tree, Davis, Roy.

    12. [S426] Washington State Digital Archives, (Washington Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Cheney, Washington), Yakima County Auditor, Marriage Records, 1896-2008.

      Richard E. [O.] Bohannon m. Hattie H. Manty [Mantey]

    13. [S2357] Death Certificate: Bohannon, Hattie Sutor.

    14. [S2335] Marriage Certificate: Bohannon, Richard and Josephine Spaulding.

      On 24 Nov. 1937, in Yakima, Yakima County, Washington, Richard Owen Bohannon and Josephine Margaret Spalding [sic] were married by Orval D. Peterson, Minister of the Gospel [First Christian Church] in the presence of Elizabeth Lincoln and M Ward Gaiser. The contacting parties signed their names: Richard Owen Bohannon and Josephine M. Spaulding.

    15. [S426] Washington State Digital Archives, (Washington Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Cheney, Washington), Yakima County Auditor, Marriage Records, 1896-2008.

    16. [S97] Family of James A. Lincoln and Mary H. Dixon, Lincoln, Roger M. et al., (Wasilla, Alaska: self-published, March 2000, supplements 2002, 2004, and 2007), pp. 37, 123, 125.


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