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Claire L Ribbe (1911 - 1996)

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Claire L Ribbe
1911 - 1996
Born
October 1, 1911
Death
May 1996
Last Known Residence
Central Islip, Suffolk County, New York 11722
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Claire L Ribbe of Central Islip, Suffolk County, New York was born on October 1, 1911, and died at age 84 years old in May 1996.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 9238553

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Claire Ribbe passed away at age 84 years old in May 1996. Claire L Ribbe of Central Islip, Suffolk County, New York was born on October 1, 1911.

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Claire L Ribbe lived 10 years longer than the average Ribbe family member when she died at the age of 84.
The average age of a Ribbe family member is 74.
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1911 - 1996 World Events

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In 1911, in the year that Claire L Ribbe was born, the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

In 1949, she was 38 years old when comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1959, she was 48 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1987, when she was 76 years old, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1996, in the year of Claire L Ribbe's passing, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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