Ruby Mae West (1926 - 2005)

Ruby Mae West
1926 - 2005
updated February 06, 2019
Ruby Mae West was born on May 22, 1926. She died on April 1, 2005 at 78 years of age. We know that Ruby Mae West had been residing in Florence, Florence County, South Carolina 29501.
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Florence, Florence County, South Carolina 29501
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Ruby Mae West passed away on April 1, 2005 at age 78. She was born on May 22, 1926. We are unaware of information about Ruby's family or relationships. We know that Ruby Mae West had been residing in Florence, Florence County, South Carolina 29501.
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In 1926, in the year that Ruby Mae West was born, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1937, when she was just 11 years old, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1947, Ruby was 21 years old when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1961, when she was 35 years old, on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1996, when she was 70 years old, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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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

Other Wests

Jul 22, 1929 - Apr 30, 1994
Jun 2, 1911 - December 1980
Mar 19, 1885 - July 1978
Sep 3, 1901 - March 1972
Nov 14, 1930 - Dec 17, 2004
Apr 9, 1912 - July 1987
Mar 6, 1928 - Oct 3, 2001
Nov 28, 1903 - July 1974
Apr 19, 1896 - April 1974
Nov 30, 1875 - Jul 15, 1970
Oct 28, 1927 - Jan 15, 2005
Nov 19, 1893 - March 1969
Dec 21, 1919 - February 1975
Mar 14, 1928 - Jan 4, 2008
Sep 23, 1913 - February 1980
Feb 9, 1925 - Jun 5, 1979
May 15, 1930 - Jan 8, 2003
Nov 8, 1904 - Apr 20, 1994
Dec 25, 1903 - Jan 25, 1990
Aug 26, 1914 - Jun 12, 2002

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Dec 18, 1925 - Jun 1, 1989
Aug 14, 1921 - Feb 15, 2000
Feb 27, 1929 - March 1991
Apr 13, 1924 - Feb 27, 2005
Feb 9, 1925 - December 1981
Jul 7, 1926 - January 1995
Jan 20, 1913 - Apr 3, 2004
Oct 17, 1898 - March 1967
Apr 1, 1911 - February 1987
Mar 30, 1926 - Jul 4, 2008
Mar 15, 1929 - Sep 12, 1994
Oct 22, 1928 - August 1990
Sep 27, 1908 - Feb 15, 1997
Mar 16, 1927 - Aug 27, 1992
Mar 10, 1920 - Feb 9, 2003
Jan 1, 1912 - June 1973
Aug 6, 1912 - Jun 15, 1992
Apr 16, 1909 - March 1975
Sep 8, 1912 - Sep 6, 1988
Nov 21, 1906 - April 1983
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