Ralph E. Dotson

29 April 1902–6 July 1995 (Age 93)
Washington, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ralph E.

When Ralph E. Dotson was born on 29 April 1902, in Washington, Missouri, United States, his father, John Wesley Dotson, was 32 and his mother, Annetta Ann Tillson, was 25. He lived in Liberty Township, Washington, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Ferndale, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 6 July 1995, in Warren, Macomb, Michigan, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Dotson
1870–1961
Annetta Ann Tillson
1876–1916
Ruth Elizabeth Dotson
1897–1944
Edith Mae Dotson
1900–1984
Ralph E. Dotson
1902–1995
Mable Vera Dotson
1909–1998

Parents and Siblings

    Male1870–1961Male

    Annetta Ann Tillson

    Female1876–1916Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 1

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1927

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Dodde ( see Dodd ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ralph Dotson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ralph E Dotson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ralph E Datson in household of John W Datson, "United States Census, 1920"

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