Ralph Jay Hurless

15 May 1884–9 December 1960 (Age 76)
Beadle, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Ralph Jay

When Ralph Jay Hurless was born on 15 May 1884, in Beadle, South Dakota, United States, his father, Martin Overholser Hurless, was 40 and his mother, Minerva Jane Nance, was 37. He died on 9 December 1960, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76.

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Martin Overholser Hurless
Minerva Jane Nance
Elmer C Hurless
Nettie M. Hurless
Dora Myrtle Hurless
Frank Emmett Hurless
Howard Leroy Hurless
Lester Clyde Hurless
Ralph Jay Hurless
Guy Cephas Hurless

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World Events (8)

1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 1

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 20

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Harless . This name is found chiefly in OH.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ralph Hurless in household of Nettie Hurless, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ralph Hurless in household of Nettie Hurless, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ralph J Hurless in household of Matthew Hurless, "United States Census, 1940"

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