Ruth Boyle (1893 - 1978)

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Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

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Sarah Jane & Daniel King Headstone

Sarah Jane & Daniel King Headstone

Sarah Jane (Boyle) King

Sarah Jane (Boyle) King

Cornelius Boyle, James O'hara & friends, Pennsylvania 1930

Cornelius Boyle, James O'hara & friends, Pennsylvania 1930

Boyles, Dinkels & Kleeves, WI

Boyles, Dinkels & Kleeves, WI

Anaconda High School

Anaconda High School

Ellen C. Boyle

Ellen C. Boyle

James Garfield & Martha Alice Delong & Children

James Garfield & Martha Alice Delong & Children

Reese and Mary Jane Boyle & family

Reese and Mary Jane Boyle & family

Ed Boyle & Barbara Weaver

Ed Boyle & Barbara Weaver

Mr & Mrs Edward D Boyle, Jr

Mr & Mrs Edward D Boyle, Jr

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1893 - In the year that Ruth Boyle was born, a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

1903 - When she was just 10 years old, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company was begun by two childhood friends, William Harley and Arthur Davidson - with help from Arthur's brother, Walter. Their first prototype - a "motor-bicycle" - couldn't climb hills without also pedaling, so they went back to the drawing board, and in 1904 their new version came in 4th in a race. Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company were the only two major motorcycle companies to survive the Great Depression.

1919 - By the time she was 26 years old, in June, the Treaty of Versailles - officially ending World War I - was signed. The European Allies demanded "compensation by Germany for all damage done to the civilian population of the Allies and their property by the aggression of Germany by land, by sea and from the air.” The requirement of compensation is seen by most as the reason for the collapse of the German economy and gave rise to the rule of Hitler.

1929 - When she was 36 years old, on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

1978 - In the year of Ruth Boyle's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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Ruth Boyle passed away in August 1978 at 85 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Ruth. She was born on March 14, 1893. We are unaware of information about Ruth's family or relationships. We know that Ruth Boyle had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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