William Edward Ramage (1890 - 1955)

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William Edward Ramage
1890 - 1955
updated February 06, 2019
William Edward Ramage, father to 7 children, was born on February 28, 1890 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. He married Edna Mary Precour, and they gave birth to Laurine Helen Ramage, Edna Mae Ramage, William Roy Ramage, Robert George Ramage, Thomas Alan Ramage, James Edward Ramage, and Evelyn Mary (Ramage) McCarthy. He died in October 1955 at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin at 65 years of age.

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William Edward Ramage

First name

William

Middle name

Edward

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Gender

Male

Birth

William Ramage was born on in Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin United States

Death

William Ramage died in at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Division Street, in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin United States

Cause of death

Cancer

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Ethnicity & Lineage

Anglo Saxon

Nationality & Locations Lived

United States

Religion

Catholic

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Education

sixth grade

Professions

Mechanic

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Edna Mary (Precour) Ramage
Nov 22, 1899 - April 1987
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Children:

Laurine Helen Ramage
Born: May 31, 1923
Edna Mae Ramage
Born: Aug 30, 1926
William Roy Ramage
Born: Jan 28, 1930
Las Cruces, NM, United States
Thomas Alan Ramage
Born: Feb 28, 1934
James Edward Ramage
Jan 3, 1925 - Aug 11, 1996
Beaver Dam, WI
Evelyn Mary (Ramage) McCarthy
Mar 10, 1922 - May 29, 1989
Fond du Lac, WI

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Our Great grandfather arrived in New Jersey from Scotland and settled in Patterson. His Children were, James Ramage, William Ramage , and Jesse Ramage.
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I am related to a very large Ramage family from Sussex County, New Jersey.
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William Ramage Obituary

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William Edward Ramage, father to 7 children, died in October 1955 at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin at age 65. He was born on February 28, 1890 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. He married Edna Mary Precour, and they gave birth to Laurine Helen Ramage, Edna Mae Ramage, William Roy Ramage, Robert George Ramage, Thomas Alan Ramage, James Edward Ramage, and Evelyn Mary (Ramage) McCarthy.
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1890 - 1955 World Events

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In 1890, in the year that William Edward Ramage was born, on January 2nd, Alice Sanger became the first female staffer to work in the White House. She was hired as a stenographer and, as such, took dictation.

In 1905, when he was just 15 years old, the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

In 1935, he was 45 years old when 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 1940, he was 50 years old when on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

In 1955, in the year of William Edward Ramage's passing, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

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Born: around 1918
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Born: around 1906
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Born: around 1925
United States
William J Ramage
Born: around 1915
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Born: around 1922
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Adam L. Ramage
Born: around 1978
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Danielle M. (Rogers) Ramage
Born: around 1977
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Ronald A. Ramage
Born: around 1957
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Teresa D. (Hord) Ramage
Born: around 1981
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Dusty D. Ramage
Born: around 1980
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Lindsey N. (Altman) Ramage
Born: around 1982
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Harry R. Ramage Jr
Born: around 1966
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Rebecca A. (Gaede) Ramage
Born: around 1963
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James T. Ramage
Born: around 1956
TX
Kadek (Sariasih) Ramage
Born: around 1975
TX
Matthew H. Ramage
Born: around 1980
TX
Tiffany M. (Parrish) Ramage
Born: around 1979
TX
Ronald A. Ramage
Born: around 1956
TX
Erin M. (Bracken) Ramage
Born: around 1970
TX
Bobby F. Ramage
Born: around 1975
TX
Courtney A. (Watson) Ramage
Born: around 1980
TX
Joshua D. Ramage
Born: around 1973
TX
Roxane (Knezek) Ramage
Born: around 1971
TX
Caleb W. Ramage
Born: around 1984
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