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Robert LeRoy Ripley

Born: 25-Dec-1893
Place of Birth: Santa Rosa, CA
Gender: M
Father: David Isaac Ripley
Mother: Lily Belle Yucca

Career: Cartoonist
Best known for: Believe It or Not!

Died: 27-May-1949
Place of Death: New York, NY
Cause of Death: Heart failure
Burial: Oddfellows Lawn Cemetery
Place of Burial: Santa Rosa, CA

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RIPLEY
David Isaac
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Robert LeRoy
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YUCCA
Lily Belle
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References

Julie Mooney, The World of Ripley's Believe It or Not!, New York: Black Dog & Leventhial Publishers, Inc., 1999.

U.S. Census Bureau, 1900 United States Federal Census, Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com, 2004.

U.S. Census Bureau, 1910 United States Federal Census, Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com, 2006.

U.S. Census Bureau, 1930 United States Federal Census, Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com, 2002.

 

(last revision to this profile: 5-Apr-2007)

 

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