Charlie Rutledge (1892 - 1962)

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Victor R. Rutledge

Victor R. Rutledge

Viola Rutledge & Kay Carter

Viola Rutledge & Kay Carter

Older people in center:  Philip B and Mary (Hall) Nebergall.

Older people in center: Philip B and Mary (Hall) Nebergall.

Rutledge or Nebergall family, Fulton County Illinois

Rutledge or Nebergall family, Fulton County Illinois

Wiley Blount Rutledge, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

Wiley Blount Rutledge, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

Robert Rutledge 1891

Robert Rutledge 1891

Jessie Prince Rutledge

Jessie Prince Rutledge

Elizabeth Rutledge

Elizabeth Rutledge

Lt. James Vernon Rutledge, USN

Lt. James Vernon Rutledge, USN

Family of James Henry Rutledge in High Ridge,MO

Family of James Henry Rutledge in High Ridge,MO

Jessie Prince Rutledge WWI

Jessie Prince Rutledge WWI

Lillie Belle Humes Rutledge

Lillie Belle Humes Rutledge

George Rutledge, 1861

George Rutledge, 1861

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Victor R. Rutledge Viola Rutledge & Kay Carter Older people in center:  Philip B and Mary (Hall) Nebergall. Rutledge or Nebergall family, Fulton County Illinois

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1892 - In the year that Charlie Rutledge was born, on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

1894 - When he was merely 2 years old, on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

1906 - By the time he was just 14 years old, English biochemist Frederick Hopkins concluded that vitamins are essential to the human body and that a lack of vitamins caused scurvy and rickets. Scurvy and rickets were both huge problems in sailors that were at sea for extended time and the addition of vitamin C, vitamin D, and calcium in their diets helped eradicate the problem.

1917 - He was 25 years old when "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

1962 - In the year of Charlie Rutledge's passing, on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

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Charlie Rutledge passed away in July 1962 at 70 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on March 4, 1892. We are unaware of information about Charlie's family or relationships. We know that Charlie Rutledge had been residing in Florida.

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