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Samuel M. Ralston

Samuel M. RalstonAKA Samuel Moffett Ralston

Born: 1-Dec-1857
Birthplace: New Cumberland, OH
Died: 14-Oct-1925
Location of death: Indianapolis, IN
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Oak Hill Cemetery, Lebanon, IN

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Indiana, 1913-17

Father: John Ralston
Mother: Sarah Scott
Wife: Mary Josephine Backous (m. 26-Dec-1881, d. 8-Jun-1882)
Wife: Jennie Craven (m. 30-Dec-1889, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Emmet G. Ralston (b. 1890, d. 1939)
Son: Julian Ralston (b. 1895, d. 1935)
Daughter: Ruth Ralston La Rue (b. 1899, d. 1979)

    High School: Northern Indiana School, Valparaiso, IN
    University: Central Normal College, Danville, IN (1884)

    US Senator, Indiana (4-Mar-1923 to 14-Oct-1925, his death)
    Governor of Indiana (13-Jan-1913 to 8-Jan-1917)
    Indiana State Official Lebanon School Board, Lebanon, IN (1908-11)
    Indiana State Bar Association 1886

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