Ruby C Orr (1895 - 1994)

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Ruby C Orr
1895 - 1994
updated February 06, 2019
Ruby C Orr was born on August 18, 1895. She died in July 1994 at 98 years old. We know that Ruby C Orr had been residing in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48207.


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Ruby C Orr passed away in July 1994 at 98 years old. She was born on August 18, 1895. We have no information about Ruby's immediate family. We know that Ruby C Orr had been residing in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48207.
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In 1895, in the year that Ruby C Orr was born, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

In 1902, Ruby was only 7 years old when about 150 thousand United Mine Workers went on strike in eastern Pennsylvania for a wage increase and more suitable hours. They eventually got a 10% raise and their workday was reduced from 10 hours to 9. Because winter was coming and most people at the time heated their homes with coal, President Teddy Roosevelt arbitrated between the owners and the workers - the first time that the Federal government arbitrated in a strike.

In 1921, by the time she was 26 years old, on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1984, Ruby was 89 years old when due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

In 1994, in the year of Ruby C Orr's passing, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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Gladys Orr
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Aug 16, 1929 - Aug 4, 2007
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Dec 23, 1910 - Jun 27, 2001
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W J Orr
Jun 28, 1929 - Aug 15, 1988
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Aug 29, 1931 - Dec 28, 2007
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Clyde Orr
Apr 24, 1883 - February 1972
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May 13, 1911 - Nov 13, 2005
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Joyce L Orr
Jan 31, 1925 - Jan 28, 1998
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Apr 17, 1947 - Jan 9, 1998
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Oct 14, 1916 - March 1985
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James H Orr
Jun 19, 1929 - Oct 3, 2000
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James Orr
Aug 7, 1889 - May 1966
Racine, Wisconsin
Robert Orr
Apr 23, 1941 - March 1966
Frances K Orr
Oct 9, 1903 - Jan 28, 1994
Arthur Orr
Nov 22, 1916 - January 1970
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Joseph Orr
May 1, 1913 - January 1986
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Edward Harold Orr
Sep 10, 1918 - Jan 15, 2004
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Myra Orr
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Bernice M Orr
Mar 29, 1928 - Jan 5, 2002
Grapevine, TX

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Nov 22, 1894 - August 1974
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Catherine Wilson
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Isabelle M Shepley
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Milledgeville, GA
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