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Army officer

Ralph Emerson Truman, American army officer. Decorated Purple Heart.

Background

Truman, Ralph Emerson was born on May 10, 1880 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of William Thomas and Henrietta (Strang) Truman.

Education

Student Brown’s Business and Technology School, Kansas City, 1902-1903. Graduate Infantry School, 1925, Command and General staff schedul, 1928.

Career

With Kansas City Union Depot Company, 1904-1905. Secretary chief of detectives Kansas City Police Department, 1905-1916. Assistant chief special agent St. Louis-San Francisco Railroad Company, 1920-1928.

Special agent National Board Fire Underwriters, Western District of Missouri, since 1928.

Membership

Served with 20th United States Infantry, Spanish-American War. Member Missouri National Guard, since 1916. Member American War Dads (national vice president), American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, S.R., Order of Blue Goose, 40 and 8, Spanish-American War Veterans, Missouri Peace Officers Association.

Mason (Shriner, Scottish Rite), Eagle, Sojourner. Club: Officers (Kansas City, Missoury, president).

Connections

Married second, Olive Lougrette Johnson, October 10, 1932. Children: (1st marriage) Henrietta Edna (Mistress Earl G. Davidson), Louis Watson, Corbie Ralph.

father:
William Thomas Truman

mother:
Henrietta (Strang) Truman

spouse:
Olive Lougrette Johnson

child:
Louis Watson Truman

child:
Corbie Ralph Truman

child:
(1st marriage) Henrietta Edna (Mistress Earl G. Davidson) Truman