Ruby Ersel Lewis (1901 - 1982)

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Geelong, Australia

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Geelong, Australia

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Family

Father: Farquharson Wi Lewis
Mother: Sarah Lewis

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Ersel

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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

Timeline

1901 - In the year that Ruby Ersel Lewis was born, Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

1951 - Ruby was 50 years old when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

1962 - She was 61 years old when on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

1971 - By the time she was 70 years old, on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

1982 - In the year of Ruby Ersel Lewis'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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Ruby Ersel Lewis died in 1982 in Geelong, Australia at age 81. There is no known cause of death. She was born in 1901. She was born to Farquharson Wi Lewis and Sarah Lewis, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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