Ralph Lebrun

1924–1964 (Age 40)
Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Ralph

When Ralph Lebrun was born on 27 February 1924, in Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Edmond Le Brun, was 31 and his mother, Ruth Reyes Le Brun, was 38. He married Lois Diane Owens Stussy LeBrun on 29 April 1951, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died in July 1964, in California, United States, at the age of 40.

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Ralph Lebrun
1924–1964
Lois Diane Owens Stussy LeBrun
1926–1974
Marriage: 29 April 1951

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
29 April 1951
Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1927

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 10

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 11

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

French: variant of Brun (‘brown’), with the definite article le. This is a name associated with the Huguenots in the U.S.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Ralph Lebrun in household of Edmond Lebrun, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ralph George Le Brun, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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