Ralph L Morehouse

25 September 1915–15 January 1995 (Age 79)
Wabash Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ralph L

When Ralph L Morehouse was born on 25 September 1915, in Wabash Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States, his father, Byron Jennings Morehouse, was 33 and his mother, Edna Eleanor Brier, was 27. He died on 15 January 1995, in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in West Lafayette, Wabash Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States.

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Byron Jennings Morehouse
Edna Eleanor Brier
Vincent J Morehouse
Ralph L Morehouse
Elizabeth Marie Morehouse

Parents and Siblings



    Vincent J Morehouse



    Elizabeth Marie Morehouse


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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 (chiefly Yorkshire): habitational name from any of various places, for example Moorhouse in West Yorkshire, named from Old English mōr ‘marsh’, ‘fen’ + hūs ‘house’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ralph Morehouse in household of Byron Morehouse, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ralph L Morehouse in household of Byron J Morehouse, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ralph Morehouse, "Find A Grave Index"

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