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Ralph Wyly (1898 - 1970)

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Ralph Wyly
1898 - 1970
Born
November 8, 1898
Death
February 1970
Last Known Residence
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60611
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Ralph Wyly of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois was born on November 8, 1898, and died at age 71 years old in February 1970.
Updated: October 7, 2011
Biography ID: 27414641

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Ralph Wyly passed away at age 71 years old in February 1970. Ralph Wyly of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois was born on November 8, 1898.

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Ralph Wyly lived 4 years shorter than the average Wyly family member when he died at the age of 71.
The average age of a Wyly family member is 75.
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In 1898, in the year that Ralph Wyly was born, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

In 1910, he was just 12 years old when the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. U.S. publisher W.D. Boyce was visiting England when he became lost in the London fog. An unknown Boy Scout helped him find his way out, declining a tip (he said that he was a Boy Scout and was doing his good deed for the day). Boyce was so impressed that he incorporated the Boy Scouts of America when he returned home. Its purpose was "to teach boys patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values."

In 1939, he was 41 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1966, he was 68 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1970, in the year of Ralph Wyly's passing, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

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