Photo of Dr. Ralph E.

Dr. Ralph E. Solomon*

QUOTE:
My greatest interest was water conservation and control and the development of better agriculture products and farm stock. 

NARRATIVE:
Ralph's father, S.E. Solomon, built the first irrigation system in the Culbertson area and promoted irrigation aggressively to the benefit of western Nebraska. He also was the first editor of a bi-weekly newspaper in the region. Ralph's father was responsible for bringing 38 families from Germany to Culbertson to farm. 
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
Investor and appraiser, 1940-1950
Dairy farmer and breeder, 1920-1940
Dentist, Culbertson, NE, 1912-1920

EDUCATION:
Creighton University Dental College, 1911
Culbertson High School, Culbertson, NE, 1906

PERSONAL:
Year of Birth: 1889
Year of Death: 1965
Wife: Alma (Wacker)
Children: Eugene, John, Neil "Jerry", James

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