Ruby Wortham (1903 - 1981)

Ruby Wortham
1903 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Ruby Wortham was born on December 15, 1903. She died in June 1981 at 77 years old. We know that Ruby Wortham had been residing in Pullman, Whitman County, Washington 99163.
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Ruby Wortham passed away in June 1981 at 77 years of age. She was born on December 15, 1903. We are unaware of information about Ruby's family. We know that Ruby Wortham had been residing in Pullman, Whitman County, Washington 99163.
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In 1903, in the year that Ruby Wortham was born, the book The Souls of Black Folk, written by W. E. B. Du Bois, was published. Containing several essays on the African-American experience in America, much of the book was based on Du Bois' own life. The book was one of the very early works in the science of sociology.

In 1919, she was 16 years old when in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

In 1935, Ruby was 32 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 1941, Ruby was 38 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1981, in the year of Ruby Wortham's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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