My greatest interest was water conservation and control and the development of better agriculture products and farm stock.
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.
Investor and appraiser, 1940-1950
Dairy farmer and breeder, 1920-1940
Dentist, Culbertson, NE, 1912-1920
Creighton University Dental College, 1911
Culbertson High School, Culbertson, NE, 1906
Wife: Alma (Wacker)
Children: Eugene, John, Neil "Jerry", James