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Ralph Roscoe Eltse
Birth: Sep. 13, 1885
Oskaloosa
Mahaska County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 1971
Berkeley
Alameda County
California, USA

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Penn College Iowa, in 1909, from Haverford College, in 1910, moved to California, in 1912, attended the law department of the University of California, was admitted to the bar in 1915 and commenced to practice law in Berkeley, California. He was a member of the Republican State committee, (1932-33) and a delegate to the Republican State conventions in 1932. In 1933, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-third Congress, serving until 1935. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 85. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Jayne Else (1835 - 1922)
  Sarah Jane West Else (1845 - 1933)
 
 Spouses:
  Oma Almona Davies Eltse (1881 - 1945)*
  Mildred Rule Eltse (1905 - 1951)*
  Ruth Loretta Williams Eltse (1894 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  William M Else (1859 - 1935)**
  Eddie Else (1861 - 1873)**
  Almina Else Carroll (1862 - 1902)**
  Louis H Else (1865 - 1912)**
  Cora M Else Shoemake (1868 - 1914)**
  Fred Else (1869 - 1943)**
  Francum Whittier Else (1871 - 1927)**
  Maude Leanne Greene Hendryx (1873 - 1959)**
  Helen S. Green Shipley (1875 - 1947)**
  John Jayne Else (1880 - 1966)*
  Ralph Roscoe Eltse (1885 - 1971)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Sunset Mausoleum and Columbarium
El Cerrito
Contra Costa County
California, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 20, 2003
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