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Ralph Julian Rivers
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Age:73
Birth Date:May 23, 1903
Astrology Sign:Gemini
Chinese Sign:Rabbit - Yin
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Died Date:August 14, 1976
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Occupation:US Politician

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RALPH JULIAN RIVERS
Ralph Julian Rivers

Biography:Ralph Julian Rivers (May 23, 1903 - August 14, 1976) was a Democratic U.S. Representative from Alaska.

Born in Seattle, Washington, Rivers attended grammar school in Flat, Alaska, and Franklin High School in Seattle. He worked as a gold miner in Flat from 1921 to 1923, and then earned a LL.B. from the University of Washington in 1929. He then worked as a lawyer in private practice for several years.

Rivers was a lifelong civil servant, working in a number of public positions throughout his life. He served as United States district attorney for the fourth judicial division, district of Alaska, from 1933 to 1944. He was then elected as the attorney general of Alaska, serving from 1945 to 1949. He was the chair of the Employment Security Commission of Alaska from 1950 to 1952, and then became the mayor of Fairbanks, Alaska from 1952 to 1954. In 1954 he was also president of the League of Alaskan Cities. He was a member of the Alaska Territorial Senate in 1955, and was the second vice president of the Alaska Constitutional Convention at College, Alaska in 1955 and 1956. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1960, 1964, and 1968.

In 1957 ati 1958, Rivers was a United States Representative-elect under the Alaska-Tennessee Plan in Washington, D.C., on a provisional basis, pending statehood. Upon the admission of Alaska as a State into the Union, he was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1959 until December 30, 1966. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninetieth Congress in 1966.

Rivers died in Chehalis, Washington, and his remains were cremated. His ashes were interred at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Preceded by: position created United States Representative from Alaska 1959-1966 Succeeded by: Howard Wallace Pollock


Chinese Horoscope for Ralph Julian Rivers
Includes characteristics and Vices
Ralph Julian Rivers's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: January 29, 1903 - February 15, 1904
Birthday: May 23, 1903

The Rabbit is a Yin,
and is the Fourth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Tact
Finesse
Virtue
Prudence
Longevity
Ambition
Vices:
Secretiveness
Squeamishness
Pedantry
Dilettantism
Hypochondria
Complexity


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Ralph Julian Rivers's Personality Tarot Card The Hierophant - Personality Card

Birthday: May 23, 1903

Guidance on religious matters and the need to find spiritual meaning in life.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Ralph Julian Rivers's Growth Tarot Card The Emperor

Birthday: May 23, 2010

Material success, stability, authority and ambition.

 

 

 

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