John Joseph Ring

18 May 1906–31 August 1985 (Age 79)
Brighton, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of John Joseph

John Joseph Ring was born on 18 May 1906, in Brighton, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States as the son of Timothy Ring and Mary Theresa Lehane. He died on 31 August 1985, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Timothy Ring
–1964
Mary Theresa Lehane
–1969
John Joseph Ring
1906–1985

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

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.
1927

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

1 English, German, and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a maker of rings (from Middle English ring, Middle High German rinc, Middle Dutch ring), either to be worn as jewelry or as component parts of chain-mail, harnesses, and other objects. In part it may also have arisen as a nickname for a wearer of a ring.2 Scandinavian: from ring ‘ring’, probably an ornamental name but possibly applied in the same sense as 3 or 1.3 German: topographic name from Middle High German, Middle Low German rink, rinc ‘circle’.

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

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