Ralph Harris

26 July 1901–14 January 1994 (Age 92)
Mifflin, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ralph

When Ralph Harris was born on 26 July 1901, in Mifflin, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States, his father, William ( Bill) Harris, was 38 and his mother, Margaret Powell, was 37. He married Marcella Conway from 1920 to 1930. He lived in Iowa, Wisconsin, United States in 1901. He died on 14 January 1994, in Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Northbrook, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Harris
1901–1994
Marcella Conway
1889–
Marriage: from 1920 to 1930

Spouse and Children

    Male1901–1994Male

    Marcella Conway

    Female1889–Female

MARRIAGE
from 1920 to 1930

Parents and Siblings

    William ( Bill) Harris

    Male1862–Male

    Margaret Powell

    Female1864–Female

siblings

(7)

    Mae Harris

    Female1890–Female

    Mary Louise Harris

    Female1891–1972Female

    Mina Harris

    Female1893–Female

    Eleanor Harris

    Female1896–1960Female

    Arthur Howard Harris

    Male1898–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 6

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1927

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

1 English and Welsh (very common in southern England and South Wales): patronymic from the medieval English personal name Harry , pet form of Henry .2 This name is also well established in Ireland, taken there principally during the Plantation of Ulster. In some cases, particularly in families coming from County Mayo, both Harris and Harrison can be Anglicized forms of Gaelic Ó hEarchadha.3 Greek: reduced form of the Greek personal name Kharalambos, composed of the elements khara ‘joy’ + lambein ‘to shine’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ralph H Harris in household of William H Harris, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ralph Harris in household of William H Harris, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ralph H Harris, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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