Ralph Washington Frederick

22 February 1892–20 June 1964 (Age 72)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Ralph Washington

When Ralph Washington Frederick was born on 22 February 1892, in Indiana, United States, his father, Wilson S. Frederick, was 35 and his mother, Susanna Elizabeth Cripe, was 37. He married Gladys Adell Lawler on 24 April 1914, in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 20 June 1964, at the age of 72, and was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States.

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Ralph Washington Frederick
Gladys Adell Lawler
Marriage: 24 April 1914
Richard Charles Frederick
Betty Jane Frederick

Spouse and Children

24 April 1914
Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States


    Richard Charles Frederick


    Betty Jane Frederick


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 14

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements frid, fred ‘peace’ + rīc ‘power’, introduced into England from France by the Normans. See also Friedrich .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ralph W Frederick, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ralph W Frederick, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ralph V Frederick, "United States Census, 1940"

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