Ralph Freudenberg (1903-1980) Typesetter for New York Times (b. February 11, 1903, 220 Madison Street, Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey, 07030-1951, USA - d. February 28, 1980, 7:21 am, Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA) Social Security Number 157108647.
Ralph was born in 1903 to Maximillian Freudenberg (1857-1921) and Eloise Lindauer (1860-1935) at 220 Madison Street in Hoboken, New Jersey. He was one of fifteen children out of which nine lived to adulthood.
Jersey City, New Jersey:
His parents were living at 51 Booraem Avenue in Jersey City in 1905 and in 1907 they were living at 22 Hopkins Avenue.
Around 1930 Ralph married Nora Belle Conklin (1902-1963) whose family had moved down from Westbrookville in Sullivan County, New York to Jersey City in New Jersey. Nora was the daughter of Herman Conklin (1865-?) and Nora Belle Piatt I (1873-c1955) aka Belle Piatt. Ralph and Nora lived with Ralph's mother at 61-63 Concord Avenue in Jersey City after they married.
Together they had two children: Ralph Herman Freudenberg I (1931-1992); and Richard Charles Freudenberg II (1932- ), both of the children moved up to Westbrookville after their mother died.
New York Times:
In 1935 when Ralph's mother died the family was living at 134 Beacon Avenue in Jersey City and in 1937, when he applied for a Social Security number, Ralph was living at 157 Carlton Avenue in Jersey City and working for the New York Times in New York City.
After his wife Nora died, he married Wladyslawa Joan Dombrowska (1916-1995) aka Lottie Dombrowska, a seamstress whose parents were from Poland. Ralph was a lover of model trains and had them set up in his basement.
He died in 1980 of a heart attack while he was living at 640 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City and he is buried in Hillside Cemetery in Lyndhurst, New Jersey.