Albert George Ralphs Jr.

5 August 1921–25 January 1979 (Age 57)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Albert George

When Albert George Ralphs Jr. was born on 5 August 1921, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Albert George Ralphs, was 24 and his mother, Ava Agnus Richards, was 24. He married Maxine Ella Johnston on 29 September 1942, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He died on 25 January 1979, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 57.

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Albert George Ralphs Jr.
Maxine Ella Johnston
Marriage: 29 September 1942

Spouse and Children

29 September 1942
Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 13

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 16

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

English: patronymic from Ralph .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Albert Ralphs in household of Albert Ralphs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Albert G Ralphs Jr. in household of Albert G Ralphs, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Albert George Ralphs, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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