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Poulson Ralph Eugene

Poulson Ralph Eugene

Male 1907 - 1980  (73 years)

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  • Name Poulson Ralph Eugene 
    Born 13 Sep 1907  Zoar Station, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Dec 1980  Aurora, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Westlawn Cem Mantua, Portage Cty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ralph born Sept. 13, 1907, to Oscar Ovian and Alice Ida(Blackwell) Poulson arrived in the family home in Zoar Station,OH. He was the second child of Oscar, a schoolteacher. In 1908,the family moved to New Philadelphia, where Oscar had accepted aposition as a coalmine weighmaster at Roswell, OH. Moving, in1917, to Akron, OH, Ralph was soon to lose his father in the1918 Spanish Influenza Epidemic. Ralph had unpleasant memoriesof his abusive father, who, with a fiery temper, was at times, aheavy drinker. Taking in boarders for about two years, Alice,his mother, decided to move the family to a Cleveland, OH.cottage on the property of Bertha, her sister, and ChesterFinney. While in Cleveland, Ralph graduated from East TechnicalHigh School in 1925. Shortly thereafter, the family returned toAkron with Alice remarrying. Ralph, upon the advice of his newstepfather and long time family friend, Hicks Schmidt, remainedin Cleveland with his Aunt (Bertha) and Uncle to take advantageof a machinist apprenticeship with The Warner and Swasey Co. Hegraduated from this program in June 1929 and became Foreman ofthe Casting Cleaning and Welding Dept. With the worsening of TheGreat Depression, Ralph was laid-off in August 1931. Working fora short time at Cleveland Graphite Bronze, he then applied atand was hired by The Cleveland Stoker Co.which was to mergeshortly with Reliance Electric and Engineering Co. Both firmswere owned by the same family. At Reliance, Ralph found hiscareer occupation and married Alice Rosenjack in 1933. -moreabout Ralph under Marriage Notes!
    Person ID I6  Martello Family
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2006 

    Family Rosenjack Alice,   b. 14 Feb 1909, Cleveland, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1998, Alpharetta, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 22 Jul 1933  Cleveland, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Poulson Ralph Eugene
     2. Poulson Margaret Alice
    +3. Poulson Elizabeth Anne
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Ralph Poulson, Sr
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