Louie Brown “Lewe” Ratcliffe

Louie Brown “Lewe” Ratcliffe

Birth
Rural Retreat, Wythe County, Virginia, USA
Death 30 Oct 1960 (aged 65)
Roanoke City, Virginia, USA
Burial Vinton, Roanoke County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section JD, grv 7
Memorial ID 118204740 · View Source
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Louie Brown Ratcliffe of Rural Retreat, VA married Mary Ruth Rosenbaum of Cripple Creek, VA on August 22, 1917.

They had four children: James Franklin, Hazel Dawn, Daniel Brown and Mary Jewel.

He retired from American Viscose Corporation, which was an American division of the British firm Courtaulds, which manufactured rayon and other synthetic fibres. Established in 1909, it became the largest supplier of rayon and the first company to make artificial silk in the United States.

Sadly, passed away at age 65 in Roanoke Memorial Hospital.



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  • Originally Created by: Judy Robertson
  • Added: 5 Oct 2013
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louie Brown “Lewe” Ratcliffe (29 May 1895–30 Oct 1960), Find a Grave Memorial no. 118204740, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Vinton, Roanoke County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by HDR (contributor 47861862) .