Ralph Rees (1902 - 1970)

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Ralph Rees
1902 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
Ralph Rees was born on November 27, 1902. He died in August 1970 at 67 years of age. We know that Ralph Rees had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98107.


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Ralph Rees died in August 1970 at 67 years of age. He was born on November 27, 1902. We are unaware of information about Ralph's family. We know that Ralph Rees had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98107.
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In 1902, in the year that Ralph Rees was born, the world famous Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso, made the first gramophone recording by a popular singer. Accompanied by only a piano, his voice recordings became a big seller and did much to popularize the new-fangled gramophone. He had to sing into a metal "horn" that relayed his voice to a metal disc. And the songs had to be under 4 and a half minutes!

In 1926, Ralph was 24 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1932, when he was 30 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 1960, when he was 58 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 1970, in the year of Ralph Rees's passing, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

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Jan 30, 1947 - Jul 27, 2002
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Patricia L Rees
Dec 3, 1950 - Mar 24, 1996
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Jan 14, 1935 - Aug 24, 2008
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Jul 3, 1958 - Nov 27, 2008
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Steven L Rees
Mar 5, 1965 - Jan 17, 1996
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Mar 23, 1969 - Nov 30, 2002
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Mar 12, 1916 - Nov 14, 2008
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Oct 23, 1916 - Oct 10, 2000
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Oct 18, 1900 - November 1981
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Jul 13, 1912 - October 1977
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Oct 4, 1907 - Jun 6, 2006
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