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Ralph Edward Williams

Ralph Williams, 1923

Ralph Edward Williams was born on 29 Jan 1902 in Oklahoma, the son of Fred and Elvira Williams. The eldest of seven children, his siblings included: Juanita, Fred, Arthur, Homer, Gwendylon, and Nathan. He graduated from Favor High School in 1921.

On 13 Sep 1922, he entered K-State, following a special course in general science. He remained only two semesters.

He lived in the Phi Beta Sigma Chapter House, 1020 Colorado, during his year at K-State. The 1930 census shows him working as a cleaner and living in Chicago, IL, with his wife, Ruby, and daughter, Aileen.

Ralph Williams died in Jul of 1967 in Chicago, IL.

Sources of Information:

K-State Transcript
K-State Directory, 1922
Royal Purple, 1923
1910 Census: Oklahoma - Logan County - Guthrie Ward 1 - District 123
1920 Census: Oklahoma - Logan County - Guthrie Ward 1 - District 50
1930 Census: Illinois - Cook County - Chicago - District 142
Social Security Death Index





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