Ralph Edward Morgan

19 July 1907–17 April 1991 (Age 83)
Dadeville, Dade, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ralph Edward

When Ralph Edward Morgan was born on 19 July 1907, in Dadeville, Dade, Missouri, United States, his father, Horance Emil Morgan, was 41 and his mother, Mary Amner Compton, was 41. He married Ruth Alta Meadows on 6 June 1953, in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States. He lived in South Morgan Township, Dade, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 17 April 1991, in Curry, Oregon, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Curry, Oregon, United States.

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Ralph Edward Morgan
Ruth Alta Meadows
Marriage: 6 June 1953

Spouse and Children

6 June 1953
Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Horance Emil Morgan


    Mary Amner Compton




World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 4

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Morcant, which is of uncertain but ancient etymology.2 Irish: importation of the Welsh surname, to which has been assimilated more than one Gaelic surname, notably Ó Muireagáin ( see Merrigan ).3 Scottish: of uncertain origin; probably from a Gaelic personal name cognate with Welsh Morcant.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ralph E Morgan in household of Horace E Morgan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ralph Morgan in household of Horce L Morgan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ralph Edward Morgan, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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