Obituary of Richard Jordan Gatling

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Richard Jordan Gatling

Robert Jordon Gatling (born September 12, 1818 in Hertford County, North Carolina) was an inventor who was best known for the invention of the Gatling gun. The gun is considered to be the first machine gun. Robert died on February 26, 1903 and his death was because of heart failure. He died at age 84.

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Richard Jordan Gatling Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Gatling, Richard
    • Common Name: Richard Jordan Gatling
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Hertford County, North Carolina, United States
    • Birth Date: September 12, 1818
    • Age: 84 (at death)
    • Occupation: Inventor
    • Religion: Methodist
    • Net Worth: $1.5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Nesquik
    • Favorite Color: Indigo (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Richard's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Richard Jordan Gatling
    • Father: Jordon Gatling
    • Mother: Mary Barnes Gatling
    • Brother(s):
      • James Henry Gatling (1816-1879)
      • Thomas B. Gatling (1811-1857)
      • William J. Gatling
    • Sister(s):
      • Mary Ann Gatling (1813-1838)
      • Martha Gatling
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Jemima Sanders (married 1854-1903, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Richard Henry Gatling (1870-1941)
      • Robert B. Gatling (1872-1903)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Ida Gatling (1858-1911)
      • Mary S. Gatling (1855-1860)

Death Notice:

  • Date: February 26 1903 at age 84
  • Place: New York City, New York, United States
  • Cause of Death: Heart failure (old age)
  • Interment: Buried at the Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana

Category Tags:

InventorAmerican Born on September 12th Born in 1818 Born in North Carolina Died in 1903 Died at age 84 Died from Heart failure

Quotable Quotes:

"You are never really playing an opponent. You are playing yourself, your own highest standards, and when you reach your limits, that is real joy."

"Richard Gatling is remembered and celebrated for his contributions to society through the invention of the Gatling gun, forever changing the landscape of warfare. (V)"

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