My grandfather was Ralph Jennings Kaufmann, the youngest child of Christian and Eliza Bohren Kaufmann. He was born September 14, 1896 near Massilon, Ohio. His family had come from Grindelwald, Switzerland. He married Mary Milne Allyn and they had 4 children: Mary Milne Kaufmann Ford, Virginia Rae Kaufmann, Ralph James Kaufmann and Roger Allyn Kaufmann. He graduated from Oberlin College and then went on to earn his masters and PhD in chemistry. He was the head of the Chemistry Department at the University of Tulsa where he retired in 1962. He died in 1984.