Engelstad, Ralph

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Name
Engelstad, Ralph Gender: M
Ralph Louis Engelstad
born on 28 January 1930 at 01:30 (= 01:30 AM )
Place Thief River Falls, Minnesota, 48n07, 96w11
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Viktor
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 07°40' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 21°33 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 08°50'



Biography

American multi-millionaire owner of the Imperial Palace casino-hotels in Las Vegas and in Biloxi, Mississippi. He also owned the Kona Kai motel in Las Vegas, which later became the Klondike Hotel & Casino.

He was also the donor for the construction of the $104 million Ralph Engelstad Arena for his alma mater, the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota, and another arena bearing his name in Thief River Falls, Minnesota.

Engelstad was also a co-developer of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Engelstad was one of the very few independent casino-hotel owners in Las Vegas.

Engelstad died after a lengthy affliction with lung cancer, at his home in Las Vegas, on 26 November 2002 at the age of 72.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Viktor E.

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Financial success in field
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive