Ralph Walter Gephart

6 December 1927–19 April 2003 (Age 75)
Keystone, Wells, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ralph Walter

When Ralph Walter Gephart was born on 6 December 1927, in Keystone, Wells, Indiana, United States, his father, David Sylvester Gephart, was 25 and his mother, Loma Olive Gustin, was 24. He married Laura Duncan in Wells, Indiana, United States. He lived in Chester Township, Wells, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 19 April 2003, in Upland, Grant, Indiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Jefferson Cemetery, Upland, Grant, Indiana, United States.

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Ralph Walter Gephart
Laura Duncan

Spouse and Children

Wells, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    David Sylvester Gephart


    Loma Olive Gustin




    Ethel Mae Gephart




    Donald Eugene Gephart


    Glen E Gephart


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

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.

Age 4

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 20

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Gebhardt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ralph W Gephart in household of David Gephart, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ralph W Gephart in household of David S Gephart, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ralph Gephart in entry for Laura Clouse Gephart, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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