Beatrice Ruttinger (1918 - 2006)

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Long Island National Cemetery Section 2Y Site 4393, 2040 Wellwood Avenue, in Farmingdale, New York

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Bellerose, Queens County, New York

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1918 - In the year that Beatrice Ruttinger was born, in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

1936 - At the age of 18 years old, Beatrice was alive when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

1961 - Beatrice was 43 years old when on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

1967 - Beatrice was 49 years old when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

1968 - By the time she was 50 years old, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

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Beatrice Ruttinger died on March 27, 2006 at 87 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Beatrice. She was buried in Long Island National Cemetery Section 2Y Site 4393, Farmingdale, New York. She was born on April 21, 1918. There is no information about Beatrice's family or relationships. We know that Beatrice Ruttinger had been residing in Bellerose, Queens County, New York.
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