Ruby Emily Lewis (1918 - 1940)

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Fulham Metropolitan Borough,
Civilian War Dead

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Rank: Civilian
Regiment: Civilian War Dead

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Emily

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Henry Moore and Minty Lewis

Henry Moore and Minty Lewis

William Lewis Jr

William Lewis Jr

Mary Fish Lewis

Mary Fish Lewis

Gladys Faye (Lewis) Lewis Obituary

Gladys Faye (Lewis) Lewis Obituary

Anne (Ailanjian) Penir

Anne (Ailanjian) Penir

Ella Mae Taylor-Lewis

Ella Mae Taylor-Lewis

Ella Mae Taylor-Lewis

Ella Mae Taylor-Lewis

Ella Mae Taylor-Lewis

Ella Mae Taylor-Lewis

Minnie Mable Cartwright Sidler, 1958

Minnie Mable Cartwright Sidler, 1958

Tuttle-Lewis-Brock Family Christmas, 1950's

Tuttle-Lewis-Brock Family Christmas, 1950's

Norma E Lewis

Norma E Lewis

Gerald Curtis Lewis

Gerald Curtis Lewis

Marcia Lewis

Marcia Lewis

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Marcia Lewis and Bebe Neuwirth Henry Moore and Minty Lewis William Lewis Jr Mary Fish Lewis

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1918 - In the year that Ruby Emily Lewis was born, in January, President Wilson presented his Fourteen Points, which assured citizens that World War I was being fought for a moral cause and outlined a plan for postwar peace in Europe. The only leader of the Allies to present such a plan, the Europeans thought Wilson was being too idealistic. The points included free trade, open agreements, democracy and self-determination. They were based on the research and suggestions of 150 advisors.

1919 - Ruby was just 1 year old when in the summer and early autumn, race riots erupted in 26 U.S. cities, resulting in hundreds of deaths and even more people being badly hurt. In most cases, African-Americans were the victims. It was called the "Red Summer". Men who were returning from World War I needed jobs and there was competition for those jobs among the races. Tension was heightened by the use by many companies of blacks as strikebreakers.

1920 - When she was just 2 years old, on November 2, radio station KDKA began broadcasting in Pittsburgh, PA. This was the first commercial radio broadcast in the United States. Westinghouse, a leading manufacturer of radios and the backer of the station, chose the date because of the Presidential election. People liked it because they could hear about the results of the election between Harding and Cox before the morning papers arrived. Four years later, there were 600 commercial stations broadcasting in the U.S.

1921 - When she was merely 3 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.

1940 - In the year of Ruby Emily Lewis's passing, 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.

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Ruby Emily Lewis died on September 25, 1940 at age 22. No cause of death has been entered for Ruby. She was buried in Fulham Metropolitan Borough, Civilian War Dead. She was born around 1918. There is no information about Ruby's family or relationships.

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