Ralph Watts (1917 - 1952)

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Ralph Watts
1917 - 1952
updated February 06, 2019
Ralph Watts was born on January 5, 1917. He died in August 1952 at age 35.

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Ralph Watts died in August 1952 at 35 years old. He was born on January 5, 1917. We have no information about Ralph's family or relationships.
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In 1917, in the year that Ralph Watts was born, Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari was convicted and executed as a German spy. Since Mata Hari, born Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" MacLeod, was a citizen of the Netherlands (which remained neutral in World War 1), she could travel freely in Europe. Her travels (and her romantic entanglements) raised suspicion and she was arrested by the French and found guilty. There is still controversy about her guilt although her name has become synonymous with a seductive female spy.

In 1927, Ralph was just 10 years old when 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1935, by the time he was 18 years old, on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1947, he was 30 years old when in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1952, in the year of Ralph Watts's passing, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

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Ralph Fincham Watts
Died: Aug 30, 1918
Ralph L Watts
Born: around 1928
Georgia, United States
Ralph Leonard Watts
Born: around 1928
Georgia, United States
Ralph J Watts
Born: around 1926
Texas, United States
Ralph W Watts
Born: around 1915
Ohio, United States
Ralph D Watts
Born: around 1921
Kentucky, United States
Ralph S Watts
Born: around 1925
North Carolina, United States
Ralph E Watts
Born: around 1925
North Carolina, United States
Ralph A Watts
Born: around 1923
South Carolina, United States
Ralph E Watts
Born: around 1920
Alabama, United States
Ralph E Watts
Born: around 1922
North Carolina, United States
Ralph E Watts
Born: around 1919
Georgia, United States
Ralph C Jr Watts
Born: around 1923
United States
Ralph H Watts
Born: around 1923
United States
Ralph E Watts
Born: around 1916
District Of Columbia, United States
Ralph M Watts
Born: around 1919
Virginia, United States
Ralph A Watts
Born: around 1917
New Jersey, United States
Ralph J Watts
Born: around 1919
Ohio, United States
Ralph K Watts
Born: around 1919
California, United States
Ralph J Watts
Born: around 1922
Ohio, United States

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James Watts
Jan 14, 1899 - May 1980
Lancaster, PA
Anna P Watts
Dec 5, 1912 - Nov 15, 2004
Edinboro, PA
Gerald C Watts
Apr 27, 1920 - Feb 20, 2002
Monroeville, PA
Hilda Watts
Apr 23, 1916 - May 24, 1993
Mobile, AL
Edith D Watts
Sep 10, 1920 - Mar 27, 2005
Saint Petersburg, PA
Lester Watts
Feb 2, 1921 - August 1972
Scott Watts
Apr 19, 1891 - October 1979
Huntingdon, PA
Woodrow R Watts
Jun 15, 1915 - Apr 24, 1988
Willard, OH
Robert H Watts
Nov 27, 1927 - May 27, 1994
Harrisburg, PA
Nancy Watts
Oct 27, 1928 - January 1978
Dallas, TX
Helen Watts
Mar 27, 1907 - April 1969
Narberth, PA
Corrine Watts
Sep 6, 1925 - Aug 7, 1990
Philadelphia, PA
H T Watts
Sep 6, 1932 - Nov 15, 1997
James Watts
May 28, 1944 - Sep 25, 2003
Sadie v Watts
Feb 13, 1903 - Jul 19, 1988
Altoona, PA
Claire E Watts
Feb 24, 1944 - Jul 13, 2004
Wrightsville, PA
Alonzo J Watts Jr
Oct 1, 1948 - Oct 7, 2006
Deloris v Watts
Oct 18, 1923 - Apr 25, 2008
Mechanicsburg, PA
Margo Watts
Jun 9, 1948 - Jul 28, 2010
Philadelphia, PA
Elizabeth Watts
Jan 16, 1900 - July 1984
Philadelphia, PA

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Dec 22, 1919 - March 1968
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Jul 29, 1917 - August 1995
Phillipsburg, NJ
Mary Yanci
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Hatboro, PA
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Josephine Halpin
Mar 16, 1916 - December 1984
Ackermanville, PA
Mary G Marx
Feb 27, 1919 - Mar 15, 2003
Bath, PA
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Easton, PA
Frances Crocker
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Bakersfield, CA
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Salt Lake City, UT
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Josephine Mauch
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Dorothy Renner
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