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Eugene Merrill Ramsey

Eugene Ramsey, 1926

Eugene Merrill Ramsey was born on 11 May 1904 in Arkansas, the son of William and Lula Ramsey. His siblings included a brother, William Jr., and three sisters: Bessie, Paralee, and Wille. The family moved to Oklahoma between 1914 and 1920. He graduated from Boley High School, Boley, OK, in 1925.

On 15 Sep 1925, he entered K-State studying agriculture. He listed Wichita, KS, as his permanent address. He attended for two semesters.

He lived in the Phi Beta Sigma Chapter House, 1020 Colorado, during his year at K-State.

Eugene Ramsey died in Jan of 1987 in Chicago, IL.

Sources of Information:

K-State Transcript
K-State Directory, 1925
Royal Purple, 1926
1910 Census: Arkansas - Sevier County - Clear Creek - District 174
1920 Census: Oklahoma - Okfuskee County - Paden - District 157
Social Security Death Index