Ralph Raymond Feld

1929–1995 (Age 65)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ralph Raymond

When Ralph Raymond Feld was born on 20 June 1929, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, George Feld, was 27 and his mother, Ella Schwartz, was 28. He married Nanette Arlene Hess on 2 May 1959, in Munster, Lake, Indiana, United States. He died on 1 February 1995, in Arlington Heights, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 65.

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Ralph Raymond Feld
Nanette Arlene Hess
Marriage: 2 May 1959

Spouse & Children

2 May 1959
Munster, Lake, Indiana, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • George Feld


  • Ella Schwartz




World Events (8)

1930 · The First Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere

Age 1

The Adler Planetarium was founded by Max Adler as a public museum dedicated to the study of astronomy and astrophysics. It was the first planetarium in the United States and is part of Chicago's Museum Campus. The Adler is home to three theaters, a space science exhibition, and a collection of scientific instruments and printed materials. The Adler also is home to one of the only research-active, public urban observatories.

Age 2

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

Age 18

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

1 German: topographic name for someone who lived on ground which had been cleared of forest, but not brought into cultivation, from Middle High German velt ‘area of open country’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental from German Feld (see 1). In some cases it could be a shortened form of any of the various compound names beginning with German Feld.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ralph Feld in household of George Feld, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ralph Feld in household of George F Feld, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ralph R Feld, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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