Ralph Dempsey (1904 - 1974)

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Ralph Dempsey
1904 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Ralph Dempsey was born on November 5, 1904. He died in May 1974 at 69 years old. We know that Ralph Dempsey had been residing in Baden, Beaver County, Pennsylvania.


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Ralph Dempsey passed away in May 1974 at 69 years of age. He was born on November 5, 1904. We are unaware of information about Ralph's surviving family. We know that Ralph Dempsey had been residing in Baden, Beaver County, Pennsylvania.
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In 1904, in the year that Ralph Dempsey was born, the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

In 1916, at the age of just 12 years old, Ralph was alive when visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

In 1930, at the age of 26 years old, Ralph was alive when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1969, by the time he was 65 years old, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1974, in the year of Ralph Dempsey's passing, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

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Washington, United States
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Born: around 1915
Oregon, United States
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Born: around 1908
West Virginia, United States
Ralph C Dempsey
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New York, United States
Ralph P Dempsey
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California, United States
Ralph L Dempsey
Born: around 1907
Georgia, United States
Ralph A Dempsey
Born: around 1918
Texas, United States
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Georgia, United States
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Born: around 1920
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Ralph C Dempsey
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Born: around 1938
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Mar 28, 1910 - Nov 18, 1992
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Other Dempseys

Omar L Dempsey
May 4, 1914 - Mar 22, 1993
Coraopolis, PA
K A Dempsey
Jan 27, 1917 - Aug 28, 1994
Pearland, TX
Emma J Dempsey
Oct 10, 1913 - Aug 23, 2009
Coraopolis, PA
James Dempsey
May 26, 1889 - January 1964
Edward Dempsey
Feb 28, 1913 - March 1978
Pittsburgh, PA
Kenneth B Dempsey
Aug 16, 1914 - Feb 17, 1995
Newtown Square, PA
Roger Dempsey
Apr 10, 1913 - December 1964
Emmett Dempsey
Jun 25, 1921 - July 1985
Sweet Valley, PA
Mildred A Dempsey
Oct 19, 1919 - Mar 14, 1998
Glen Riddle Lima, PA
Dorothy M Dempsey
Jul 27, 1922 - Mar 16, 1999
Lansdowne, PA
Mary A Dempsey
Aug 10, 1928 - Jan 17, 2011
Harrisburg, PA
Doris M Dempsey
Jun 13, 1929 - Aug 14, 2007
Springfield, PA
Della Dempsey
Apr 29, 1906 - August 1981
Canonsburg, PA
Elizabeth A Dempsey
Mar 24, 1916 - Nov 17, 2006
Carbondale, PA
Richard J Dempsey
Aug 15, 1935 - Apr 11, 2011
Clarks Summit, PA
A Dempsey
Feb 13, 1905 - Mar 17, 1989
Brookhaven, PA
Ada Dempsey
Dec 8, 1884 - May 1979
Reading, PA
Roy Dempsey
Dec 1, 1912 - June 1984
Reading, PA
George Dempsey
May 3, 1882 - December 1964
Anna Dempsey
Jan 24, 1896 - April 1985
Reading, PA

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Omar L Dempsey
May 4, 1914 - Mar 22, 1993
Coraopolis, PA
K A Dempsey
Jan 27, 1917 - Aug 28, 1994
Pearland, TX
Samuel Demascio
Sep 19, 1902 - February 1961
John Cumpston
Nov 2, 1901 - November 1970
Coraopolis, PA
William L Crawford
Jan 29, 1910 - Dec 23, 1999
Pittsburgh, PA
Albert Covert
Feb 25, 1904 - October 1977
Georgetown, PA
John W Carson
Apr 28, 1911 - Dec 4, 1995
Clinton, PA
John L Buksa
Mar 27, 1916 - Feb 11, 1994
Coraopolis, PA
Charles Brasko
Jan 15, 1910 - April 1972
Coraopolis, PA
Burton Bradford
Apr 21, 1879 - September 1962
Laura M Obid
May 11, 1917 - April 1995
Dearborn, MI
Robert Bow
Oct 28, 1900 - Nov 7, 1987
Grass Valley, CA
John S Borovich
Jan 30, 1913 - Aug 31, 1997
Sterling, VA
Walter Bischoff
Jan 25, 1910 - April 1972
Ward O Baun
Aug 11, 1912 - Apr 25, 2008
Jackson Center, PA
John Bartok
Sep 23, 1903 - September 1981
Coraopolis, PA
John Barnes
Sep 8, 1889 - December 1971
Coraopolis, PA
Charles Barnes
Jul 31, 1914 - April 1980
Coraopolis, PA
Rose v Amerando
May 21, 1908 - Mar 15, 2004
Coraopolis, PA
John Weiland
Aug 26, 1895 - Mar 3, 1988
Pittsburgh, PA
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