Jul. 29, 1905 Millersburg Mercer County Illinois, USA
Mar. 11, 1971 Colorado Springs El Paso County Colorado, USA
He was born July 29, 1905 in Millersburg Township, Mercer County, Il. He died on March 11, 1971 at the Union Printers Home in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado.
He was graduated in 1923 from Aledo High School, Aledo, Mercer County, IL.
He worked as a linotype operator as a young man for the Times Record in Aledo, then went to the Star Courier in Kewanee, IL and worked for a number of years for what is now the Daily Times in Ottawa, IL.
Vital stats provided by Cheryl G. Banks, daugther of Ralph Gustafson.
Ralph was born 29 July 1905 in Millersburg Twp, Mercer County, IL. He was a cracker-jack linotype operator and machinist in northern Illinois. He died at the Union Printer's Home in Colorado Springs on March 11, 1971. He had a difficult life, yet when he ...(Read more) -
Cheryl Added: Feb. 20, 2011