Ruth Davies (1912 - 1973)

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Ruth Davies
1912 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Ruth Davies was born on October 20, 1912. She died in July 1973 at 60 years old.


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Ruth Davies died in July 1973 at 60 years of age. She was born on October 20, 1912. There is no information about Ruth's family.
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In 1912, in the year that Ruth Davies was born, the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

In 1934, Ruth was 22 years old when on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1954, when she was 42 years old, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1965, she was 53 years old when the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1973, in the year of Ruth Davies's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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Samuel Davies
Jan 18, 1890 - October 1964
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Richard Davies
Jan 16, 1917 - Nov 19, 1989
Gordon L Davies
Sep 26, 1904 - Feb 26, 1990
Thomas Davies
Apr 18, 1892 - December 1976
Rome, NY
John Davies
Jul 19, 1879 - April 1966
Albany, NY
Marian M Davies
Apr 8, 1920 - Dec 21, 2001
Beaufort, SC
Donald H Davies
Feb 22, 1922 - Apr 14, 2001
Rochelle Park, NJ
Vincenza Jean Davies
Apr 11, 1923 - Jul 24, 2007
Tehachapi, CA
Frederick R Davies
Nov 19, 1924 - Jan 15, 1977
Lancaster, NY
Marion Davies
May 3, 1905 - Jul 9, 2004
Albany, NY
David Davies
Sep 9, 1884 - August 1964
Albert E Davies
Feb 14, 1927 - Apr 15, 2004
Blossvale, NY
Pauline A Davies
Mar 4, 1919 - Oct 18, 1992
Central Square, NY
Norman Davies
Mar 13, 1931 - December 1980
Kenneth Davies
Dec 7, 1930 - December 1982
Syracuse, NY
Harold Davies
Jan 1, 1901 - January 1981
North Miami Beach, FL
S Davies
Jul 22, 1935 - Jun 1, 1996
Eva Davies
Jan 10, 1916 - February 1985
Point Lookout, NY
Elizabeth A Davies
Apr 10, 1936 - Oct 21, 1995
John Davies
Nov 25, 1893 - June 1971
Montgomery, NY

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