Ralph Marvin Davey

Brief Life History of Ralph Marvin

When Ralph Marvin Davey was born on 24 May 1906, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Charles Edmund Davey Sr, was 34 and his mother, Lucy Russell Gray, was 32. He married Emily Elizabeth Snelgrove on 15 June 1935, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1935 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 7 December 1993, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 87.

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Ralph Marvin Davey
Emily Elizabeth Snelgrove
Marriage: 15 June 1935

Sources (24)

  • Ralph M Davey in household of Charles Edmond Davey, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ralph Marvin Davey, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
  • Ralph Marvin Davey, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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1907 · Not for profit elections

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: from the personal name Davy, originally an Old French vernacular form of the Biblical name David which became the most common form of the name in medieval England.

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

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