Ralph Edward Gable

20 January 1914–8 July 1989 (Age 75)
Three Oaks, Berrien, Michigan, United States

The Life of Ralph Edward

When Ralph Edward Gable was born on 20 January 1914, in Three Oaks, Berrien, Michigan, United States, his father, Ralph Orlando Gable, was 31 and his mother, Edna C. Hollett, was 25. He married Millette Baden on 18 February 1942, in DeRidder, Beauregard, Louisiana, United States. He died on 8 July 1989, in Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States.

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Ralph Edward Gable
Millette Baden
Marriage: 18 February 1942

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18 February 1942
DeRidder, Beauregard, Louisiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 15

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

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

1 Northern English: of uncertain origin, perhaps a habitational name from a minor place named with Old Norse gafl ‘gable’, which was applied to a triangular-shaped hill. The mountain called Great Gable in Cumbria is named in this way.2 Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Gabel .3 Possibly an altered spelling of German Göbel ( see Goebel ).

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

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  • Ralph Gable Jr. in household of Ralph O Gable, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ralph Gable in household of Orla Gable, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ralph E Gable, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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