Ralph Whitson (1935 - 1990)

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Ralph Whitson
1935 - 1990
updated February 06, 2019
Ralph Whitson was born on April 26, 1935. He died on October 7, 1990 at 55 years old. We know that Ralph Whitson had been residing in Tishomingo, Tishomingo County, Mississippi 38873.


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Ralph Whitson passed away on October 7, 1990 at age 55. He was born on April 26, 1935. We have no information about Ralph's family or relationships. We know that Ralph Whitson had been residing in Tishomingo, Tishomingo County, Mississippi 38873.
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In 1935, in the year that Ralph Whitson was born, the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1942, when he was just 7 years old, due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1979, at the age of 44 years old, Ralph was alive when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1986, at the age of 51 years old, Ralph was alive when on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

In 1990, in the year of Ralph Whitson's passing, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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