Clifford C. TAFT
Millie L. YEAGER
Richard Randall TAFT


Family Links

1. Hazel Jean WICKHAM

2. Margaret (---)

Richard Randall TAFT 1

  • Born: 12 Apr 1927, Porland, Multnomah Co, OR 2
  • Marriage (1): Hazel Jean WICKHAM on 5 Nov 1948 in Casper, Natrona Co, WY 1
  • Marriage (2): Margaret (---)
  • Died: 14 Mar 1970, Astoria, Clatsop Co, OR at age 42 2
  • Buried: 17 Mar 1970

bullet  General Notes:

ADOPTED by Clifford and Millie Taft.

OBITUARY: RICHARD R. TAFT - A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Monday in the Gladstone First Christian Church for Richard R. Taft, Troutdale, an adjuster for Unigard Insurance Co. who has been missing and presumed drowned since a March 14 boating accident in the Columbia River near Astoria.
MR. Taft, of 105 SE 218th Ave., Troutdale, was born in Portland April 12, 1927, and lived his entire life in the area, graduating from West Linn High School. He was an Oregon State policeman for seven years before joining Unigard.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret; parents Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Taft, Gladstone; one daughter, Katherine; three sons, Mike, Vincent and Bobbie; and one sister, Mrs. C. A. Bates, Yachats.
The family suggests remembrances be donations to the Gladstone First Christian Church or to the Oregon Chapter of the American Cancer Society.

SSDI: Richard Taft; b. Apr 12, 1927; d. Mar. 1970; issued OR.

OR DEATH INDEX, 1903-98: Richard Ran Taft died Mar 14, 1970 in Clatsop Co.; age 26; spouse: Margar. (The 26 age must be incorrect.)


Richard married Hazel Jean WICKHAM, daughter of Cecil Edward WICKHAM and Irene Florence GIBSON, on 5 Nov 1948 in Casper, Natrona Co, WY.1 (Hazel Jean WICKHAM was born on 1 Mar 1930 in Oregon City, Clackamas Co, OR,3 died on 23 Nov 1988 in Dallas, Polk Co, OR 4 and was buried on 2 Dec 1988 in Redland Pioneer Cem., Redland, Clackamas Co, OR 1.)


Richard next married Margaret (---).



1 Info from Betty Wickham House.

2 Obituary of Richard R. Taft.

3 Family Bible (1940s Letter from Mrs. Cecil Wickham).

4 OR Death Index, 1903-98.

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