Ruby West (1908 - 1979)

Ruby West
1908 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Ruby West was born on November 16, 1908. She died in August 1979 at age 70. We know that Ruby West had been residing in Neosho, Newton County, Missouri 64850.
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Ruby West passed away in August 1979 at age 70. She was born on November 16, 1908. We are unaware of information about Ruby's family or relationships. We know that Ruby West had been residing in Neosho, Newton County, Missouri 64850.
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In 1908, in the year that Ruby West was born, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was established as the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States; it simultaneously served as the nation's prime federal law enforcement agency. Stanley Finch was the first Chief (now called Director).

In 1926, when she was 18 years old, 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 1944, Ruby was 36 years old when on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1967, when she was 59 years old, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1979, in the year of Ruby West's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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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
May 22, 1926 - Apr 1, 2005
Jan 9, 1921 - Feb 27, 2005

Other Wests

Jan 29, 1904 - July 1972
May 19, 1921 - Apr 15, 1999
Mar 26, 1932 - May 19, 2009
Oct 30, 1931 - May 1981
Dec 5, 1934 - Jul 28, 2009
Oct 5, 1909 - Nov 25, 2002
Sep 1, 1923 - Jun 15, 1995
Jan 23, 1931 - May 1, 2002
Mar 25, 1935 - Mar 1, 2004
Jun 22, 1935 - July 1983
Feb 5, 1913 - Jun 15, 2006
Jul 27, 1917 - February 1976
Jul 7, 1927 - Sep 9, 1989
Jan 5, 1933 - Apr 27, 2001
Jan 11, 1899 - January 1975
Nov 17, 1898 - July 1976
Jan 4, 1939 - Apr 14, 1996
Dec 22, 1905 - Sep 1, 1997
Nov 17, 1888 - August 1962
Apr 18, 1897 - November 1972

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Dec 25, 1893 - February 1986
Oct 15, 1911 - May 12, 2003
Jun 27, 1904 - March 1975
Feb 17, 1928 - August 1982
Dec 19, 1908 - Mar 27, 1993
May 31, 1909 - February 1996
Jan 10, 1908 - January 1979
Apr 29, 1896 - February 1978
May 6, 1926 - Nov 26, 2002
Nov 24, 1912 - Jan 31, 2005
Dec 15, 1929 - November 1973
Jun 29, 1911 - Feb 26, 2001
Feb 24, 1911 - Nov 17, 2006
Feb 28, 1926 - December 1985
Dec 28, 1930 - March 1971
Sep 16, 1889 - August 1972
May 20, 1929 - Jan 16, 2009
May 1, 1918 - Dec 23, 1995
Feb 9, 1930 - Jul 8, 2004
Dec 27, 1929 - January 1972
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