Ronald Lou Klein

26 October 1935–9 October 2006 (Age 70)
Mitchell Township, Davison, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Ronald Lou

When Ronald Lou Klein was born on 26 October 1935, in Mitchell Township, Davison, South Dakota, United States, his father, Alva Louis Klein, was 38 and his mother, Adelyn Maye Ditzler, was 29. He lived in Dutch Creek Township, Washington, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 9 October 2006, in Saulsbury, Hardeman, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States.

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Alva Louis Klein
Adelyn Maye Ditzler
Lavon Gordon Klein
Vivian Eileen Klein
Magdalen Joyce Klein
Ronald Lou Klein

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    Lavon Gordon Klein



    Magdalen Joyce Klein



World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1942 · Atomic Energy Plant at Oak Ridge

Age 7

The atomic energy plant that was built in Oak RIdge, Tennessee. The land was acquired secretly by the government in order to help with the Manhattan Project. The Uranium for the project was housed in the facility.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 20

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

German, Dutch (also de Klein(e)) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German, Dutch, German klein ‘small’, or Yiddish kleyn. This was a nickname for a person of small stature, but is also often found as a distinguishing name for a junior male, usually a son, in names such as Kleinhans and Kleinpeter . This name is common and widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ronald Klein in household of Alva Klein, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ronald L Klein, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Ronald Lou Klein, "Find A Grave Index"

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