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Ralph R. Bourn
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1918
Jacksonville
Morgan County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 11, 2006
Belleville
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA

World War II veteran, U.S. Army. Paratrooper and prisoner of war. Active member of Veterans of the 509th Parachute Battalion.

Husband of Virginia Elaine Kelly Bourn, who died September 6, 2004.

Father of Patricia Francis, R. William Bourn, Barbara Gianino and Marilyn Niemann. Grandfather of eleven; great-grandfather of nine.

Son of Leo Bourn and Martha Parish Bourn. Brother of Lloyd Bourn, Ruth Points and Mardelle Elliot.

Mr. Bourn served as sheriff of Morgan County, Illinois from 1946 to 1950. He was an agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigations from 1950 to 1956 and an Illinois State Trooper from 1958 to 1962. After his career in public service, he worked in the home building and remodeling business until his retirement.

This information was obtained from Mr. Bourn's obituary in the Belleville News-Democrat, dated July 13, 2006. 
 
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 Parents:
  Leo Claude Bourn (1894 - 1974)
 
 Spouse:
  V Elaine Kelly Bourn (1925 - 2004)*
 
 Sibling:
  Ralph R. Bourn (1918 - 2006)
  Mardelle Bourn Elliott (1923 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Lemay
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Nan
Record added: Sep 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15637457
Ralph R. Bourn
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