Ralph A Leonard

(1910 - 1997)

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Ralph A Leonard
1910 - 1997
Born
April 7, 1910
Death
April 30, 1997
Last Known Residence
Newton, Jasper County, Iowa 50208
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Ralph A Leonard was born on April 7, 1910. He died on April 30, 1997 at 87 years old. We know that Ralph A Leonard had been residing in Newton, Jasper County, Iowa 50208.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Ralph A Leonard passed away on April 30, 1997 at 87 years old. He was born on April 7, 1910. There is no information about Ralph's family or relationships. We know that Ralph A Leonard had been residing in Newton, Jasper County, Iowa 50208.

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In 1910, in the year that Ralph A Leonard was born, Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

In 1924, at the age of just 14 years old, Ralph was alive when in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1932, by the time he was 22 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1963, Ralph was 53 years old when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1997, in the year of Ralph A Leonard's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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