Ruth Daniels (1902 - 1985)

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Ruth Daniels
1902 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Ruth Daniels was born on January 26, 1902. She died in October 1985 at age 83. We know that Ruth Daniels had been residing in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.


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Ruth Daniels passed away in October 1985 at 83 years old. She was born on January 26, 1902. We have no information about Ruth's surviving family. We know that Ruth Daniels had been residing in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.
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In 1902, in the year that Ruth Daniels was born, the world famous Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso, made the first gramophone recording by a popular singer. Accompanied by only a piano, his voice recordings became a big seller and did much to popularize the new-fangled gramophone. He had to sing into a metal "horn" that relayed his voice to a metal disc. And the songs had to be under 4 and a half minutes!

In 1913, at the age of only 11 years old, Ruth was alive when the Philippine–American War ended for good in June. While the official end of the war was in 1902, fighting continued for several years. An estimated 200,000 to 250,000 total Filipino civilians died and although the U.S. viewed its role as a colonial presence as one of preparing the Philippines for independence, American colonization drastically changed the character off the culture. The Catholic Church was no longer the state religion and English became the primary language of the government.

In 1924, at the age of 22 years old, Ruth was alive when Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1943, when she was 41 years old, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1985, in the year of Ruth Daniels's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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Other Ruth Danielses

Ruth K Daniels
Born: around 1918
Arkansas, United States
Ruth v Daniels
Born: around 1898
Nebraska, United States
Ruth F Daniels
Born: around 1923
Pennsylvania, United States
Ruth E Daniels
Born: around 1922
New York, United States
Ruth Annette Daniels
1950 - 1983
Unde, Australia
Ruth Daniels
1869 - 1953
Fitzroy, Australia
Ruth Hazel Daniels
Mar 18, 1921 - May 17, 2004
Ruth Daniels
Jan 10, 1918 - Jan 6, 2003
Ruth E Daniels
Jan 28, 1922 - Jun 29, 1976
Ruth E Daniels
Dec 31, 1969 - Apr 20, 1963
Ruth B Daniels
Apr 18, 1904 - Mar 16, 1965
Ruth Lee Daniels
Jul 24, 1912 - Nov 13, 1973
Ruth H Daniels
around 1893 - Nov 14, 1896
Ruth Daniels
around 1906 - Feb 12, 1948
Ruth Daniels
around 1897 - Feb 10, 1943
Ruth Daniels
around 1906 - Oct 17, 1928
Ruth Daniels
around 1903 - Dec 7, 1913
Ruth Daniels
around 1905 - Jun 6, 1906
Ruth I. (Sheppard) Daniels
Born: around 1952

Other Danielses

James Daniels
Jan 25, 1908 - Sep 14, 2001
Apache Junction, AZ
Betty J Daniels
Apr 7, 1920 - Feb 19, 1999
Melbourne, FL
Louie B Daniels
Dec 9, 1911 - Feb 13, 2003
North Fort Myers, FL
Natalie A Daniels
Mar 11, 1933 - Apr 1, 2001
Johnsonburg, PA
Phyllis E Daniels
Jan 5, 1932 - Oct 29, 2009
Johnstown, PA
Hilda Daniels
Jan 25, 1912 - February 1977
Johnstown, PA
Michael Daniels
Sep 2, 1934 - May 1979
Vera Daniels
Feb 15, 1911 - May 1984
Boswell, PA
Kathryn Daniels
Apr 4, 1916 - Apr 1, 2002
Commodore, PA
Helen Daniels
Jul 17, 1900 - December 1978
Carnegie, PA
Leonard A Daniels
Feb 13, 1945 - Jun 30, 2005
Elsie Daniels
Jun 10, 1892 - April 1977
Buck Hill Falls, PA
David Daniels
Dec 22, 1942 - September 1985
William E Daniels
Sep 20, 1947 - Sep 26, 2004
David W Daniels
Apr 19, 1947 - Apr 28, 2011
Spring City, PA
Umpai Daniels
Jun 26, 1942 - Nov 3, 1996
Lottie Daniels
Jan 8, 1891 - April 1973
Pittsburgh, PA
Mary Daniels
Jun 7, 1893 - August 1972
Allentown, PA
Lawrence E Daniels
Apr 22, 1979 - Mar 4, 2006
Harrisburg, PA
Christophe S Daniels
Jun 18, 1967 - Jul 21, 1995

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Sep 30, 1928 - Feb 1, 2009
Bernville, PA
Jennie Carrozza
Jan 6, 1913 - Sep 12, 1996
Reading, PA
Bruce Coleman
Oct 24, 1916 - March 1971
Janice E Bailey
Nov 12, 1930 - Feb 3, 2009
Reading, PA
Benjamin R Boswell
Dec 12, 1925 - Aug 20, 2008
Reading, PA
Patricia T Scargle
Sep 19, 1932 - Apr 12, 2009
Reading, PA
Edith L Karbel
Oct 27, 1909 - Nov 18, 2006
Reading, PA
Lucy C Famalaro
Nov 19, 1930 - Apr 1, 2005
Reading, PA
June Dime
Jun 9, 1929 - Jan 9, 2011
Tarrytown, NY
Eva Graeff
Jun 4, 1898 - January 1970
Hamburg, PA
Catherine G Wood
Mar 1, 1915 - Jun 6, 1999
Reading, PA
Salvatore Ciatto
Oct 16, 1930 - Dec 26, 2009
Reading, PA
Mary D Hartley
Mar 13, 1932 - Aug 16, 2010
Dover, DE
Robert D Ellis
Dec 5, 1933 - Sep 27, 1995
Coatesville, PA
Genevieve J Yarnell
Oct 16, 1930 - Jul 27, 2003
Honey Grove, PA
Edward B Lawless
Jan 8, 1927 - Aug 13, 2007
Newtown, PA
Elizabeth R Costello
Mar 24, 1900 - Apr 22, 1992
Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Ida M Russell
Apr 28, 1931 - Mar 2, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
Deborah Kerth
Oct 15, 1898 - July 1972
Bryn Mawr, PA
Charles Hiduk
Dec 2, 1930 - June 1986
Wyalusing, PA
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