Ralph A Morrison (1918 - 2001)

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Ralph A Morrison
1918 - 2001
updated February 06, 2019
Ralph A Morrison was born on December 17, 1918. He died on March 17, 2001 at age 82. We know that Ralph A Morrison had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98112.


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Ralph A Morrison passed away on March 17, 2001 at age 82. He was born on December 17, 1918. We are unaware of information about Ralph's surviving family. We know that Ralph A Morrison had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98112.
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In 1918, in the year that Ralph A Morrison was born, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

In 1934, by the time he was 16 years old, 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 1945, at the age of 27 years old, Ralph was alive when in October, automobile production in the United States for private consumers was allowed to resume. It took a while for car makers to get those new cars to buyers - they had to once again change their manufacturing plants, this time from war production to peacetime.

In 1960, when he was 42 years old, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1994, by the time he was 76 years old, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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around 1918 - May 25, 1941
Ralph G Morrison
Born: around 1923
California, United States
Ralph Morrison
Born: around 1925
California, United States
Ralph W Morrison
Born: around 1920
North Dakota, United States
Ralph L Morrison
Born: around 1922
Missouri, United States
Ralph J Morrison
Born: around 1908
United States
Ralph W Morrison
Born: around 1925
West Virginia, United States
Ralph E Morrison
Born: around 1912
Ohio, United States
Ralph Morrison
Born: around 1921
Ohio, United States
Ralph E Morrison
Born: around 1917
Ohio, United States
Ralph E Morrison
Born: around 1915
West Virginia, United States
Ralph E Morrison
Born: around 1907
Indiana, United States
Ralph Morrison
Born: around 1921
Georgia, United States
Ralph F Morrison
Born: around 1921
North Carolina, United States
Ralph W Jr Morrison
Born: around 1925
United States
Ralph A Jr Morrison
Born: around 1920
Pennsylvania, United States
Ralph E Jr Morrison
Born: around 1919
United States

Other Morrisons

Wanda E Morrison
May 6, 1919 - Jan 28, 1997
Seattle, WA
William W Morrison
Mar 26, 1916 - Jul 12, 1994
Lebanon, OR
Charles Morrison
Jan 25, 1909 - June 1983
Spokane, Washington
Helen Morrison
Aug 4, 1908 - October 1981
Yakima, Washington
James Morrison
Mar 11, 1914 - April 1987
Sparta, Missouri
Charles Morrison
Aug 19, 1890 - July 1965
Roy Morrison
Feb 21, 1909 - July 1985
Pe Ell, Washington
Charles Morrison
Oct 19, 1914 - April 1981
Issaquah, Washington
Raymond A Morrison
Aug 27, 1920 - Jun 8, 1992
Lacey, WA
Donald W Morrison
Nov 21, 1921 - Jul 22, 2011
Seattle, WA
Lester Morrison
Feb 16, 1912 - October 1979
Grants Pass, Oregon
Neil Morrison
Sep 9, 1889 - July 1967
Mountlake Terrace, Washington
Neil C Morrison
Mar 7, 1920 - Apr 9, 2005
Inglewood, CA
Mont W Morrison
Feb 4, 1898 - Jun 23, 1995
East Wenatchee, WA
Robert E Morrison
Dec 21, 1912 - May 10, 2002
Edmonds, WA
John A Morrison
Oct 24, 1925 - Sep 7, 2003
Billings, MT
Andrew v Morrison
Nov 3, 1923 - Oct 5, 1987
Winnsboro, TX
Ignatius E Morrison
Dec 22, 1909 - Dec 7, 2005
Anacortes, WA
Barbara A Morrison
Aug 23, 1923 - Mar 29, 2008
Woodinville, WA
Samuel G Morrison
Aug 23, 1915 - Dec 29, 1992
Mercer Island, WA

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Federal Way, Washington
Henry Good
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