Ralph Leonard

(1911 - 1985)

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Ralph Leonard
1911 - 1985
Born
June 4, 1911
Death
May 1985
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Soap Lake, Grant County, Washington 98851
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Ralph Leonard was born on June 4, 1911. He died in May 1985 at age 73. We know that Ralph Leonard had been residing in Soap Lake, Grant County, Washington 98851.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Ralph Leonard died in May 1985 at 73 years of age. He was born on June 4, 1911. There is no information about Ralph's family or relationships. We know that Ralph Leonard had been residing in Soap Lake, Grant County, Washington 98851.

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In 1911, in the year that Ralph Leonard was born, the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

In 1922, at the age of only 11 years old, Ralph was alive when on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1940, by the time he was 29 years old, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1979, he was 68 years old 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 1985, in the year of Ralph Leonard's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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