Ruth B Matheny

(1932 - 2007)

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Ruth B Matheny
1932 - 2007
Born
October 18, 1932
Death
April 9, 2007
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Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon 97206
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Ruth B Matheny was born on October 18, 1932. She died on April 9, 2007 at 74 years of age. We know that Ruth B Matheny had been residing in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon 97206.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Ruth B Matheny died on April 9, 2007 at 74 years old. She was born on October 18, 1932. We are unaware of information about Ruth's family. We know that Ruth B Matheny had been residing in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon 97206.

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In 1932, in the year that Ruth B Matheny was born, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1956, at the age of 24 years old, Ruth was alive when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1976, she was 44 years old when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1980, by the time she was 48 years old, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

In 1990, Ruth was 58 years old when after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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