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November 14, 1970 ... Remembered

Memorial of the 1970 Marshall University Football Team Plane Crash

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MATTHEW MURRILL RALSTEN

Murrill Ralsten was born in 1931 in Beckley, West Virginia, the son of Matthew and Lucille Campbell Ralsten. He was a graduate of Greenbrier Military Academy, Marshall University, and attended West Virginia University. He operated a clothing store, The Ralsten, Ltd., in Huntington. At the time of his death he was a member of the Huntington City Council. His wife, Helen, died on the plane with him. They left a son, Murrill Ralsten, III, and a daughter, Mollie.

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