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Richard Matthew Henry Tienken
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Birth: Apr. 24, 1885
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 1960
Park Slope
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

"Dick" Richard was born at 156 Prince St., Manhattan, New York City, NY. His parents were, Richard (Diedrich) & Anna Sievers/Seavers Tienken. His father was born in Germany & his mother in New York City. His father died in 1887, when he was 2. His mother later married a Gevert Tienken and he was brought up by his step-father and mother.
He became a NYC Policeman in 1911 and retired abt. 1943, Badge #7435. He walked a beat for over 30 years. His half brother, Henry Charles Tienken was also a career patrolman for New York City for about 25 years.
Richard was a member of several police organizations including the Benevolent Assoc., the Honor Legion, life member of the Police Square Club of NYC and St. George Assoc.. He was also a life member of the Neptune Masonic Lodge 317, Manhattan. He married Emma Wagner of B'klyn, NY. They had two daughters, Mildred and Mrs. Dorothy Tienken Gruschow. 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Diedrick Tienken (1854 - 1887)
  Annie M. Sievers/Seavers Tienken (1858 - 1938)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma Wagner Tienken (1885 - 1962)
 
 Children:
  Mildred Tienken (1909 - 1911)*
  Dorothy Emma Tienken Gruschow (1912 - 1994)*
 
 Siblings:
  Adeline K. Tienken (1882 - 1885)*
  Richard Matthew Henry Tienken (1885 - 1960)
  Matthew Tienken (1887 - 1958)*
  Henry Charles Tienken (1891 - 1949)**
  Lillian S Tienken Duckert (1893 - 1979)**
  Adeline D Tienken (1898 - 1905)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Green-Wood Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Lot 38465, Sect. P
 
Created by: Kenneth J. Gruschow
Record added: Jan 19, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5146117
Richard Matthew Henry Tienken
Added by: Kenneth J. Gruschow
 
Richard Matthew Henry Tienken
Added by: Kenneth J. Gruschow
 
Richard Matthew Henry Tienken
Added by: Kenneth J. Gruschow
 
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