Ralph Emerson Graham

16 July 1906–16 March 1994 (Age 87)
Lawrence, Alabama, United States

The Life of Ralph Emerson

When Ralph Emerson Graham was born on 16 July 1906, in Lawrence, Alabama, United States, his father, Madison Benton Graham, was 41 and his mother, Sarah Alabama Davidson, was 42. He married Annie Elsie Zimmerman on 24 December 1927, in Lawrence, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Mountain Home, Lawrence, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 4 Mountain Home, Lawrence, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. He died on 16 March 1994, in Moulton, Lawrence, Alabama, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Chalybeate Springs, Lawrence, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Emerson Graham
Annie Elsie Zimmerman
Marriage: 24 December 1927
Jack Zimmerman Graham
Maurice Graham
Patrick Grahams

Spouse and Children

24 December 1927
Lawrence, Alabama, United States


    Jack Zimmerman Graham


    Patrick Grahams


    Maurice Graham


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 6

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 23

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

Gaelic: From the Gaelic words "gruama," meaning surly, stern, morose, dark, gloomy; "gruamach," meaning surly, stern, frowning, grim; or "gruaimean," meaning a surly man, a man with a frowning visage

Sources (3)

  • Ralph E Graham in household of Mathew B Graham, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ralph Graham, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ralph E Graham, "United States Census, 1930"

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