Ruby L West (1916 - 2009)

Ruby L West
1916 - 2009
updated February 06, 2019
Ruby L West was born on August 4, 1916. She died on April 9, 2009 at 92 years old. We know that Ruby L West had been residing in Overland Park, Johnson County, Kansas 66212.
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Ruby L West passed away on April 9, 2009 at 92 years old. She was born on August 4, 1916. There is no information about Ruby's family or relationships. We know that Ruby L West had been residing in Overland Park, Johnson County, Kansas 66212.
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In 1916, in the year that Ruby L West was born, in June, the U.S. Congress authorized a plan to expand the armed forces over the next five years. Called the National Defense Act of 1916, the national law expanded the National Guard and Army (the Army added an aviation unit), created the Reserves, and gave the President expanded authority to federalize the National Guard. It also allowed the government to stockpile, in advance, materiel to be used in wartime.

In 1926, she was merely 10 years old when on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1942, at the age of 26 years old, Ruby was alive when on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1958, at the age of 42 years old, Ruby was alive when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1975, at the age of 59 years old, Ruby was alive when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

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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

Aug 29, 1941 - November 1983
Apr 5, 1933 - Jun 12, 2000
Oct 15, 1914 - Dec 30, 1991
Feb 16, 1935 - Mar 29, 2010
Apr 6, 1941 - Nov 15, 1990
Oct 14, 1885 - August 1960
May 5, 1903 - Jan 11, 1990
Jun 8, 1900 - January 1983
Aug 6, 1890 - November 1963
Nov 10, 1969 - Jul 3, 1996
Feb 18, 1909 - October 1973
Jun 25, 1892 - Jan 17, 1988
Feb 4, 1909 - January 1976
Feb 12, 1915 - Dec 4, 2003
Jul 25, 1919 - Apr 11, 2010
Feb 8, 1970 - Feb 22, 2008
Jul 17, 1946 - Dec 27, 2007
Jul 11, 1945 - September 1975
Mar 6, 1948 - Dec 30, 1999
Dec 28, 1946 - August 1984

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Sep 14, 1938 - Jun 10, 2009
Nov 6, 1897 - April 1976
Oct 15, 1939 - May 4, 2006
Oct 3, 1940 - Dec 31, 2003
Sep 2, 1908 - Dec 30, 1992
Jun 24, 1881 - December 1966
Jul 13, 1938 - July 1980
Nov 18, 1940 - Sep 19, 1999
Feb 5, 1911 - Dec 21, 1996
Oct 2, 1937 - Nov 3, 2007
Jul 16, 1936 - Feb 27, 2003
Jan 13, 1907 - May 16, 2001
Jul 22, 1939 - Aug 21, 1997
Jul 25, 1938 - October 1977
Sep 29, 1940 - Mar 11, 2000
Oct 9, 1940 - Aug 9, 2011
Jul 1, 1938 - Aug 1, 1998
Jan 25, 1908 - Apr 22, 1955
Oct 18, 1905 - Jan 23, 1991
Apr 15, 1940 - Sep 3, 2000
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