My ancestors: Richard Elwyn Berryman

Richard Elwyn Berryman was born July 20, 1917 in Los Angeles, California and died November 15, 2002.

Richard Berryman played a huge role in my life.

What I know:

  • Richard Berryman was born in 1917 to Bevan and Kathleen Hale Thierman
  • He lived in the Bay Area for a bit as a child, but spent a good bit of his childhood in Los Angeles.
  • He served in the Navy in World War II.
  • He was married to Emma Mae Gibson, and they had three children — JoAnne, Barbara and Gregg.
  • After Emma Mae died, he married Helen Armstrong Conrad in 1967.
  • He worked at Chevron for a large part of his career.
  • He died in 2002 after a battle with cancer.

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