Evett Ruffcorn (1890 - 1975)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Evett Ruffcorn’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Evett so that their life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Evett’s biography.

Evett Ruffcorn Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Evett Ruffcorn and their immediate Ruffcorn family. Add to Evett Ruffcorn's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with their family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Evett.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Evett Ruffcorn? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Pendleton, Umatilla County, Oregon

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Evett finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Evett attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Evett did for a living or if they had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Evett Ruffcorn is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Evett's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Evett's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Evett a religious person? Add Evett’s religion

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Evett during various points of their life.

Timeline

1890 - In the year that Evett Ruffcorn was born, on June 1st, the U.S. Census Bureau started tabulating census returns with punch cards. Herman Hollerith's "tabulating machine" used punch cards to more quickly compute census information, taking the time to get census results from 8 years in 1880 to 6 years for the 1890 census. Hollerith's company eventually became IBM.

1920 - This person was 30 years old when the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

1921 - Evett was 31 years old when the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

1941 - Evett was 51 years old when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

1975 - In the year of Evett Ruffcorn's passing, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

Evett Ruffcorn Family Tree

Who was Evett’s parents? Did they get married and did they have children? Share Evett’s family tree to share their legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Evett's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Evett Ruffcorn
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Evett's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Evett Ruffcorn is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to their obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Evett Ruffcorn died in October 1975 at age 84. There is no known cause of death for Evett. Evett was born on December 1, 1890. We have no information about Evett's family or relationships. We know that Evett Ruffcorn had been residing in Pendleton, Umatilla County, Oregon.

Memories

What do you remember about Evett Ruffcorn? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about them. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Evett is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Evett Ruffcorn

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources