BirthdayMay 27, 1939

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Rick Rescorla

    Full name: Rick Rescorla
    Also known as: Rick Rescorla, Cyril Richard Rescorla
    Professions: War hero, victim and hero of 9/11

  2. Rick Rescorla Death information

    Died: Tuesday, 11th of September, 2001 (Age: 62)

  3. Rick Rescorla Biography

    Cyril Richard "Rick" Rescorla (May 27, 1939 – September 11, 2001) was a retired United States Army officer of British birth who served with distinction in Northern Rhodesia as a member of the Northern Rhodesia Police (NRP) and as a soldier in the Vietnam War, where he was a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army. As the director of security for the financial services firm Morgan Stanley at the World Trade Center, Rescorla anticipated both attacks on the towers and implemented evacuation procedures credited with saving many lives. He died in the aftermath of the attacks of September 11, 2001, while leading evacuees from the South Tower.

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