Preston Ruth (1909 - 1982)

Preston Ruth
1909 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Preston Ruth was born on December 19, 1909. He died in April 1982 at 72 years old. We know that Preston Ruth had been residing in Florida 32077.


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Preston Ruth died in April 1982 at 72 years old. He was born on December 19, 1909. We have no information about Preston's family or relationships. We know that Preston Ruth had been residing in Florida 32077.
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In 1909, in the year that Preston Ruth was born, the U.S. penny was changed to the Abraham Lincoln design. The Lincoln penny was so popular that it soon had to be rationed and it sold on the secondary market for a quarter. Abraham Lincoln was the first historical figure to be on a U.S. coin - which was released to commemorate his 100th birthday. This penny was also the first U.S. cent to include the words "In God We Trust.".

In 1919, when he was just 10 years old, on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

In 1940, when he was 31 years old, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1954, Preston was 45 years old when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1982, in the year of Preston Ruth's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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Mar 28, 1891 - October 1972
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Jun 13, 1916 - April 1984
Oct 13, 1937 - Aug 4, 2000
Jul 11, 1940 - Aug 20, 2007
Oct 11, 1943 - Apr 3, 2010
Jul 20, 1947 - Sep 5, 2003
Jun 6, 1938 - Feb 9, 2009
Sep 25, 1900 - May 1979
Jan 10, 1880 - July 1976
Mar 14, 1912 - Dec 22, 1993
Jun 8, 1924 - Jan 26, 2010
Feb 22, 1928 - Dec 20, 1996
May 7, 1931 - Dec 26, 1999
Feb 24, 1925 - Jan 9, 2008
Mar 19, 1919 - October 1976
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