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Ralph B. Kram Bio

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Ralph B. Kram Bio

Katie C. (View posts)
Posted: 13 Dec 2005 8:23AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Langdon ND Centennial Edition 1888-1988 page 340
RALPH B. KRAM Bio
Ralph B. Kram, born 1910 to William and Katarina Kram, attended grade school in Easby Township and two years of high school at Osnabrock before he had to quit to work on the famil farm. Louise Bernedean Stamm, daughter of Ferdinand and Anna Stamm, born 1912 at Loma.

Ralph and Louise were married 20 Nov 1940 at St Alphonsus. Ralph continued to farm with his father and brothers until April 1942 when he was drafted. His unit was at Rapid City Air Base fra June 1943 until 13 April 1944 when they went overseas. Louise, who had been at Rapid City part of the time, returned to live on the farm with the Kram family. The 398th Bomb Group which he was in set a record when they flew 100 missions over Europe within six months. Cpl. Kram was discharged 25 Sept 1945. In 1946 they moved into their own home but continued to farm with his father and brothers.

Ralph and Louise have three chldren: Kenneth, Kathryn and Roger. Kenneth and Roger farm in Easby Township. Ralph is on the county water board and Louise has been Easby Township treasurer for 28 years.--recorded 3/85

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