Ruth Allen (1914 - 1983)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Ruth Allen’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Ruth so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Ruth’s biography.

Ruth Allen Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Ruth Allen and her immediate Allen family. Add to Ruth Allen's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Ruth.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Ruth Allen? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Laguna Niguel, Orange County, California

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Ruth finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Ruth attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Ruth did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Ruth Allen is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Ruth's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Ruth's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Ruth a religious woman? Add Ruth’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Ruth during various points of her life.

Timeline

1914 - In the year that Ruth Allen was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

1918 - By the time she was only 4 years old, in January, President Wilson presented his Fourteen Points, which assured citizens that World War I was being fought for a moral cause and outlined a plan for postwar peace in Europe. The only leader of the Allies to present such a plan, the Europeans thought Wilson was being too idealistic. The points included free trade, open agreements, democracy and self-determination. They were based on the research and suggestions of 150 advisors.

1929 - Ruth was just 15 years old when American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

1978 - She was 64 years old when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

1983 - In the year of Ruth Allen's passing, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

Ruth Allen Family Tree

Who was Ruth’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Ruth’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Ruth's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Ruth Allen
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Ruth's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Ruth Allen is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Ruth Allen died in May 1983 at age 68. There is no known cause of death. She was born on July 11, 1914. We have no information about Ruth's immediate family. We know that Ruth Allen had been residing in Laguna Niguel, Orange County, California.

Memories

What do you remember about Ruth Allen? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Ruth is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Ruth Allen

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources