Ruth Babbitts (1902 - 1973)

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Ruth Babbitts
1902 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Ruth Babbitts was born on June 2, 1902. She died in July 1973 at 71 years old. We know that Ruth Babbitts had been residing in Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin.

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Ruth Babbitts died in July 1973 at age 71. She was born on June 2, 1902. We are unaware of information about Ruth's family or relationships. We know that Ruth Babbitts had been residing in Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin.
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1902 - 1973 World Events

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In 1902, in the year that Ruth Babbitts was born, the Bureau of the Census was established. This was the government department that was a boon to family historians - it, even now, is responsible for taking the census and provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States.

In 1911, Ruth was just 9 years old when British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1923, at the age of 21 years old, Ruth was alive when the Teapot Dome scandal became the subject of an investigation by Senator Walsh and severely damaged the reputation of the Harding administration. Secretary of the Interior Albert Bacon Fall was convicted of accepting bribes from oil companies and became the first Cabinet member to go to prison. At the time, the Teapot Dome scandal was seen as "greatest and most sensational scandal in the history of American politics".

In 1959, when she was 57 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1973, in the year of Ruth Babbitts's passing, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

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Elmer R Babbitts
Jun 12, 1927 - Sep 6, 2008
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Laverne Babbitts
Jan 23, 1926 - September 1984
Earl Babbitts
Aug 5, 1899 - Nov 21, 1992
Santa Rosa, CA
Carl M Babbitts
Sep 21, 1910 - Jul 19, 1989
Larsen, WI
Leslie Babbitts
Aug 8, 1936 - Apr 25, 2000
Wichita Falls, TX
Agnes Babbitts
Jul 7, 1908 - November 1984
Neenah, Wisconsin
Rita K Babbitts
Jun 23, 1924 - Jun 29, 1995
Mesa, AZ
Reynold Babbitts
Jan 27, 1906 - September 1965
Wisconsin
Cedric Babbitts
Dec 7, 1930 - November 1984
Martha C Babbitts
Jul 29, 1915 - Dec 29, 1998
Windsor, CA
William J Babbitts
Born: around 1916
New Jersey, United States

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