Richard Evelyn Byrd III

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Richard Evelyn Byrd III (February 19, 1920 – c. October 3, 1988) was a United States naval officer, Antarctic explorer, and the son of Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd.wikipedia
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Richard E. Byrd

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Richard Evelyn Byrd III (February 19, 1920 – c. October 3, 1988) was a United States naval officer, Antarctic explorer, and the son of Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd.
They had four children – Richard Evelyn Byrd III, Evelyn Bolling Byrd Clarke, Katharine Agnes Byrd Breyer, and Helen Byrd Stabler.

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The younger Richard was a graduate of Milton Academy and Harvard College.

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The younger Richard was a graduate of Milton Academy and Harvard College.

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During World War II he was commissioned an ensign in the Naval Reserve on April 6, 1942 and was promoted to lieutenant (junior grade) on January 1, 1944.

Operation Highjump

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He accompanied his father on Operation Highjump to explore Antarctica in 1946.

Antarctica

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He accompanied his father on Operation Highjump to explore Antarctica in 1946.

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He worked as a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley.

National Geographic Society

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He had gone missing on September 13, 1988, after being placed on a train in Boston bound for Washington, D.C. Byrd was supposed to attend a National Geographic Society event honoring the 100th anniversary of his father's birth, but never arrived.

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The cause of his death was dehydration and malnutrition which resulted from Alzheimer's disease.

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