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Ruby K Grimes (1922 - 2004)

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Ruby K Grimes
1922 - 2004
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April 3, 1922
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January 9, 2004
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Crawford, Oglethorpe County, Georgia 30630
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Ruby K Grimes was born on April 3, 1922. She died on January 9, 2004 at 81 years old. We know that Ruby K Grimes had been residing in Crawford, Oglethorpe County, Georgia 30630.
Updated: November 1, 2011
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Ruby K Grimes died on January 9, 2004 at 81 years old. She was born on April 3, 1922. There is no information about Ruby's family or relationships. We know that Ruby K Grimes had been residing in Crawford, Oglethorpe County, Georgia 30630.
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In 1922, in the year that Ruby K Grimes was born, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

In 1935, she was just 13 years old when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1966, by the time she was 44 years old, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1977, by the time she was 55 years old, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

In 1994, at the age of 72 years old, Ruby was alive when on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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