Carl Lewis Ruppel

Male11 March 1914–5 December 2002

Brief Life History of Carl Lewis

When Carl Lewis Ruppel was born on 11 March 1914, in York, Nebraska, United States, his father, Lewis Frederick Ruppel Jr, was 35 and his mother, Ethel Elvira Strohl, was 27. He married Leona Mae Fleming on 16 April 1940, in Custer, Nebraska, United States. He lived in Madison Square Township, Loup, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Denver, Colorado, United States in 1998. He died on 5 December 2002, in Arvada, Jefferson, Colorado, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Madison Square Cemetery, Taylor, Loup, Nebraska, United States.

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Carl Lewis Ruppel
Leona Mae Fleming
Marriage: 16 April 1940

Sources (11)

  • Carl L Ruple in household of Lewis F Ruple, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carl Lewis Ruppel, "Nebraska, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Carl L Ruppel in household of Lewis F Ruppel, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 April 1940Custer, Nebraska, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 2

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    1917 · Buffalo Bill Dies in Denver

    Age 3

    "On Jan 10 1917, famous showman, William ""Buffalo Bill"" Cody dies, while visiting his sister in Denver, Colorado. The cause of death was kidney failure."

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 23

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    South German (also Rüppel): from a pet form of Rupprecht . Compare Rupel .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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