Ruby E West (1911 - 2004)

Ruby E West
1911 - 2004
updated February 06, 2019
Ruby E West was born on October 30, 1911. She died on December 6, 2004 at age 93. We know that Ruby E West had been residing in Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas 76309.
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Ruby E West died on December 6, 2004 at age 93. She was born on October 30, 1911. There is no information about Ruby's family. We know that Ruby E West had been residing in Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas 76309.
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In 1911, in the year that Ruby E West was born, the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1929, at the age of 18 years old, Ruby was alive when on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1945, she was 34 years old when on August 15th, Imperial Japan announced its surrender. On September 2nd, a formal agreement of surrender was signed. Japan and nine other states signed the Japanese Instrument of Surrender in Tokyo Bay, calling for the return of all Allied prisoners of war and subordinating the authority of the emperor and the Japanese government to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. VJ (Victory in Japan) Day was celebrated in the United States on August 14th and 15th. World War II was over.

In 1957, Ruby was 46 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1993, when she was 82 years old, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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Other Ruby Wests

c. 1916 - Unknown
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Sep 1, 1902 - April 1979
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1930 - 1969
1890 - 1965
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Aug 1, 1925 - Oct 10, 1991
c. 1942 - Unknown
c. 1945 - Unknown
c. 1953 - Unknown
c. 1926 - Unknown
c. 1948 - Unknown
Jan 3, 1886 - Jan 15, 1970
Feb 18, 1916 - April 1971
May 22, 1926 - Apr 1, 2005
Jan 9, 1921 - Feb 27, 2005

Other Wests

May 26, 1934 - Mar 12, 1996
Mar 8, 1907 - May 1990
Aug 27, 1892 - November 1974
Feb 26, 1931 - Jul 20, 1995
Feb 12, 1933 - Feb 15, 1993
Nov 27, 1925 - Jan 28, 2009
Nov 28, 1896 - December 1985
Dec 29, 1932 - December 1989
Oct 7, 1897 - January 1955
Jun 21, 1914 - Feb 25, 2011
Apr 7, 1932 - February 1978
Dec 9, 1935 - Mar 14, 2009
Sep 3, 1967 - May 24, 2003
Oct 27, 1939 - Mar 22, 1999
Apr 19, 1931 - November 1971
Jan 29, 1909 - Nov 3, 2001
Apr 20, 1920 - Aug 19, 1977
Nov 16, 1936 - Sep 12, 1998
Oct 23, 1928 - Jul 15, 1996
Dec 19, 1912 - Sep 5, 2009

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Aug 18, 1910 - Jun 14, 1995
Dec 30, 1929 - Feb 6, 2000
Jun 21, 1903 - Mar 7, 2002
Jan 23, 1932 - Nov 1, 2010
Sep 10, 1934 - Jan 1, 2010
Nov 10, 1929 - Apr 2, 2001
Mar 28, 1910 - Jun 30, 1996
Sep 17, 1928 - May 20, 2005
Jun 12, 1933 - Aug 5, 2011
Aug 15, 1934 - October 1969
Feb 12, 1931 - Feb 1, 2007
Dec 22, 1911 - Oct 15, 1993
Feb 22, 1908 - February 1981
Nov 17, 1907 - November 1984
Aug 15, 1925 - Jan 19, 1999
Jun 6, 1925 - Nov 30, 2009
Jan 10, 1934 - Jul 28, 2002
Jul 14, 1933 - Sep 22, 2010
Jan 5, 1890 - January 1971
Dec 29, 1899 - February 1987
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