Edward James Ruppelt

Edward James Ruppelt

Birth
Grundy Center, Grundy County, Iowa, USA
Death 19 Sep 1960 (aged 37)
Orange County, California, USA
Burial Westminster, Orange County, California, USA
Memorial ID 116480535 · View Source
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Edward J. Ruppelt
July 17, 1923 in Iowa
September 15, 1960

Edward Ruppelt was a United States Air Force officer best known for his involvement in Project Blue Book (a formal governmental study of unidentified flying objects). He is generally credited with coining the term "unidentified flying object", to replace the terms "flying saucer" and "flying disk".

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_J._Ruppelt

The U.S. Headstone Application (on Ancestry.com) for Edward states that the headstone is to be shipped to Westminster Memorial Park, Westminster, Orange Co., CA (Cemetery ID # 8437).
Contributor: J. McIntyre (48160685)


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  • Created by: R.C.
  • Added: 2 Sep 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 116480535
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward James Ruppelt (17 Jul 1923–19 Sep 1960), Find a Grave Memorial no. 116480535, citing Westminster Memorial Park, Westminster, Orange County, California, USA ; Maintained by R.C. (contributor 47303570) Unknown.