Ralph Reed Steed

13 September 1897–16 February 1965 (Age 67)
Farmington, Davis, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Ralph Reed

When Ralph Reed Steed was born on 13 September 1897, in Farmington, Davis, Utah Territory, United States, his father, Ira Edwin Steed, was 33 and his mother, Matilda Larson, was 43. He married Chloe Virginia Whitaker in December 1917, in Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 16 February 1965, at the age of 67, and was buried in Farmington City Cemetery, Farmington, Davis, Utah Territory, United States.

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Ralph Reed Steed
Chloe Virginia Whitaker
Marriage: December 1917
Edseal Reed Steed
Elaine Steed
Margie Steed
Norma Steed

Spouse and Children

December 1917
Davis, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

Age 2

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Stead .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ralph Steed, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Raphial R Stead in household of Ira E. Steed, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ralph R Steed, "United States Census, 1940"

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