Ronald Waldo "Jack" Lung

23 November 1900–1974 (Age 73)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Ronald Waldo "Jack"

When Ronald Waldo "Jack" Lung was born on 23 November 1900, in Indiana, United States, his father, Alonzo C. Lung, was 19 and his mother, Elizabeth E. Zern, was 22. He married Leora Frances Trimble on 21 October 1926. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Rural, Clermont, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Garrett, DeKalb, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died in 1974, at the age of 74, and was buried in Garrett, DeKalb, Indiana, United States.

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Ronald Waldo "Jack" Lung
Leora Frances Trimble
Marriage: 21 October 1926
Jean Elizabeth Lung

Spouse and Children

21 October 1926


    Jean Elizabeth Lung


Parents and Siblings

    Alonzo C. Lung





World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 6

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.

Age 20

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Long 1.2 German and French (Alsace–Lorraine): from Middle High German lunge ‘lung’, presumably applied as a nickname.3 Chinese 龙: variant of Long 3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ronald Lung, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ronald Lung in household of Alonzo C Lung, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ronald Lung in household of Alonzo Lung, "United States Census, 1920"

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