Ralph Spear Pollock

28 July 1910–March 1985 (Age 74)
Macomb, McDonough, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ralph Spear

When Ralph Spear Pollock was born on 28 July 1910, in Macomb, McDonough, Illinois, United States, his father, George Walker Pollock, was 23 and his mother, Cora Ann Spear, was 25. He married Bernice Lansdown on 9 February 1934, in Macomb, McDonough, Illinois, United States. He died in March 1985, at the age of 74.

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Ralph Spear Pollock
Bernice Lansdown
Marriage: 9 February 1934

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9 February 1934
Macomb, McDonough, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Age 3

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.

Age 21

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a place in Glasgow, apparently so named from a diminutive of a British cognate of Gaelic poll ‘pool’, ‘pit’. The surname is also common in northeastern Ulster.2 German: ethnic name for someone from Poland.3 Americanized form of Jewish Polak .

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

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