Mary Ralston (1906 - 1987)

Mary Ralston
1906 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Ralston was born on October 11, 1906. She died in June 1987 at 80 years of age. We know that Mary Ralston had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98102.

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Mary Ralston died in June 1987 at age 80. She was born on October 11, 1906. We have no information about Mary's family or relationships. We know that Mary Ralston had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98102.
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In 1906, in the year that Mary Ralston was born, Finland became the first European country to give women the vote and to allow them to run for political office. (Women in Australia and New Zealand already had that right but couldn't run for office.) Although Finland belonged to the Russian Empire, there was great unrest and the Tsar wanted to broker a quick peace. As a part of the brokered peace, women got the vote.

In 1934, Mary was 28 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1958, when she was 52 years old, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1979, at the age of 73 years old, Mary was alive when on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

In 1987, in the year of Mary Ralston's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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