Person:Elmer Ralphs (1)

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Elmer Ralphs
b.15 December 1886
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Name Elmer Ralphs
Gender Male
Birth[1] 15 December 1886
Burial[1] 1930 Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California
Death[1][2] 5 August 1930 Santa Barbara County, California

About Elmer Ralphs

Elmer Ralphs was the nephew of George A. Ralphs, founder of the Ralphs grocery store chain. After George Ralphs died in 1914, management of the chain was passed to his son, Albert, and his two nephews, Elmer and Walter W. Ralphs.
At the time of his death, from blood poisoning at the age of 43, Elmer Ralphs was vice president and treasurer of the Ralphs Grocery Company. Elmer was also an accomplished golfer, winning many tournaments during his lifetime.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Find A Grave.
  2. California State Registrar. California Death Index, 1905-1939.

    Name: Elmer L Ralphs
    Birth Year: abt 1887
    Death Date: 5 Aug 1930
    Age at Death: 43
    Death Place: Santa Barbara, California, USA

  3.   United States. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1509).

    Name: Elmer L Raphs
    [Elmer L Ralphs]
    City: Los Angeles
    County: Los Angeles
    State: California
    Birthplace: California,United States of America
    Birth Date: 15 Dec 1886
    Race: Caucasian (White)
    Draft Board: 18

    Image:Elmer L. Ralphs WWI Draft Registration Card.gif

  4.   United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T623).

    1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule
    Name: Elmer L Ralphs
    Age in 1910: 23
    Birth Year: abt 1887
    Birthplace: California
    Home in 1910: Los Angeles Assembly District 74, Los Angeles, California
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Son
    Marital Status: Single
    Father's name: Walter B Ralphs
    Father's Birthplace: California
    Mother's name: Margaret J Ralphs
    Mother's Birthplace: California
    Household Members: Name Age
    Walter B Ralphs 55
    Margaret J Ralphs 45
    Walter W Ralphs 25
    Elmer L Ralphs 23
    Hazel J Ralphs 21

  5.   United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T625).

    1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule
    Name: Elmer Ralphs
    Age: 32
    Birth Year: abt 1888
    Birthplace: California
    Home in 1920: Los Angeles Assembly District 63, Los Angeles, California
    Street: Edgemont Blod
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Son
    Marital Status: Single
    Father's name: Walter Ralphs
    Father's Birthplace: California
    Mother's name: Margaret Ralphs
    Mother's Birthplace: California
    Able to Speak English: Yes
    Occupation: Merchant
    Industry: Retail Groceries
    Employment Field: Employer
    Able to Read: Yes
    Able to Write: Yes
    Household Members: Name Age
    Walter Ralphs 65
    Margaret Ralphs 54
    Elmer Ralphs 32