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RALSTON (Soundex R423) — See also ALSTON, ALSTOTT, EARLSTON, ERALSEY, GALSTON, HARALSON, NAPIERALSKI, RAULSTON, RILLASTINE, ROLLESTONE, ROLLSTIN, ROLSTON, ROULSTON, ROULSTONE, ROYLSTON, TARLSON, THARALSON, WALSTON.

  RALSTON: See also Ralston H. Dickerson — Rudolph Halley — Alvin Hawkins — J. Ralston Miller — Tom Procter — Wallace Ralston Westlake
  Ralston, C. Glen See Carl Glen Ralston
  Ralston, Carl Glen (1883-1965) — also known as C. Glen Ralston — of Shawnee, Johnson County, Kan. Born in Illinois, May 30, 1883. Mayor of Shawnee, Kan., 1951-53. Died in April, 1965 (age 81 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Ralston, Carlyle See H. Carlyle Ralston
  Ralston, D. Harry See David Henry Ralston
  Ralston, David — of Ellijay, Gilmer County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Ralston, David Henry (1863-1930) — also known as D. Harry Ralston — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Baltimore, Md., January 22, 1863. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904 (alternate), 1908 (alternate), 1924; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 1st District, 1907. Member, Elks. Died, from a heart ailment and a cerebral hemorrhage, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 4, 1930 (age 67 years, 72 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Ralston, David M. (b. 1870) — of Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colo. Born in Illinois, 1870. Lawyer; mayor of Trinidad, Colo., 1937. Scottish ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Gavan Ralston.
  Ralston, Frank See H. Frank Ralston
  Ralston, Glen See Carl Glen Ralston
  Ralston, H. Carlyle (1893-1954) — of Caledonia, Boone County, Ill. Born in Caledonia, Boone County, Ill., October 10, 1893. Republican. Farmer; chair of Boone County Republican Party, 1950; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1952. Died in 1954 (age about 60 years). Interment at Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Ill.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ralston, H. Frank — of Chester County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Chester County, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Ralston, Harry Monroe (1882-1962) — also known as Harry M. Ralston — of Cut Bank, Glacier County, Mont. Born in Montana, March 17, 1882. Democrat. Carpenter; rancher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1940. Died in Silver Bow County, Mont., June 9, 1962 (age 80 years, 84 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel F. Ralston (1835-1904) and Mary F. (Gregg) Ralston (1840-1912); married to Cleola I. Pyle (1884-1967).
  Ralston, Jackson Harvey (b. 1857) — also known as Jackson H. Ralston — of Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Md.; Sherwood Forest, Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., February 6, 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Harvey Ralston (1807-1864) and Harriet N. (Jackson) Ralston; married, June 1, 1887, to Sarah B. Rankin.
  Ralston, James C. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ralston, James Harvey (1807-1864) — also known as James H. Ralston — of Quincy, Adams County, Ill.; Sacramento County, Calif.; Virginia City, Storey County, Nev.; Austin, Lander County, Nev. Born in Bourbon County, Ky., October 12, 1807. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Black Hawk War; circuit judge in Illinois 5th Circuit, 1837; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1837-39; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1840; member of Illinois state senate, 1841-45; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1841; member of Illinois Democratic State Committee, 1841-46; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; member of California state senate, 1853-54; candidate for chief justice of California state supreme court, 1856; delegate to Nevada state constitutional convention, 1863. Member, Freemasons. Died after becoming lost in a snowstorm, in Nye County, Nev., May 8, 1864 (age 56 years, 209 days). Interment somewhere in Austin, Nev.
  Relatives: Son of John Ralston and Elizabeth (Neely) Ralston; married, October 11, 1832, to June Alexander; married 1853 to Harriet N. Jackson; father of Jackson Harvey Ralston (1857-?).
  Ralston, James R. — of Caledonia, Boone County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Ralston, Jennie Craven (b. 1861) — also known as Jennie Craven; Mrs. Samuel M. Ralston — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Center Valley, Hendricks County, Ind., November 15, 1861. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1928, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948 (alternate); member of Democratic National Committee from Indiana, 1932-44; Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 1939. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 30, 1889, to Samuel Moffett Ralston (1857-1925).
  Ralston, Lucy (born c.1941) — of Fayetteville, Washington County, Ark. Born about 1941. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Ralston, Patrick R. — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Ralston, Robert — of Amboy (now Perth Amboy), Middlesex County, N.J. Postmaster at Amboy, N.J., 1798-1801. Burial location unknown.
  Ralston, Mrs. Robert — of Coahoma, Coahoma County, Miss. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Ralston, Mrs. Samuel M. See Jennie Craven Ralston
  Ralston, Samuel Moffett (1857-1925) — also known as Samuel M. Ralston — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born near New Cumberland, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, December 1, 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Indiana state senate, 1888; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1892; candidate for secretary of state of Indiana, 1896, 1898; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1904; Governor of Indiana, 1913-17; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1923-25; died in office 1925; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1924. Presbyterian. Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died, from heart and kidney diseases, near Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., October 14, 1925 (age 67 years, 317 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lebanon, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of John Ralston (born 1811) and Sarah (Scott) Ralston (born 1821); married, December 26, 1881, to Mary Josephine Backous (died 1882); married, December 30, 1889, to Jennie Craven (1861-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ralston, Thomas A. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1948, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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