Ruth Davis (1902 - 1974)

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Ruth Davis
1902 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Ruth Davis was born on October 19, 1902. She died in October 1974 at age 71. We know that Ruth Davis had been residing in Englewood, Bergen County, New Jersey.


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Ruth Davis died in October 1974 at age 71. She was born on October 19, 1902. We have no information about Ruth's immediate family. We know that Ruth Davis had been residing in Englewood, Bergen County, New Jersey.
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1902 - 1974 World Events

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In 1902, in the year that Ruth Davis was born, the first Rose Bowl game was played in Pasadena, California. Called the "Tournament East–West football game" at the time, the Michigan Wolverines (East) played the Stanford Indians (West) - the Wolverines won 49 - 0. (The Stanford captain requested an end to the game with 8 minutes remaining.) The Tournament of Roses Parade began in 1890 and the football game began as a way to boost tourism in the area.

In 1913, by the time she was merely 11 years old, Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in March. Previously the Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University, he was the first Southerner to serve as President since Zachary Taylor, over 60 years previous. A Democrat, he led the U.S. during World War I and championed the League of Nations.

In 1928, she was 26 years old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1938, Ruth was 36 years old when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1974, in the year of Ruth Davis's passing, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

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South Carolina, United States
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Born: around 1918
Illinois, United States
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Born: around 1924
Kentucky, United States
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Born: around 1913
Ohio, United States
Ruth J Davis
Born: around 1909
South Carolina, United States
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Born: around 1921
Pennsylvania, United States
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Born: around 1913
Pennsylvania, United States
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Born: around 1920
Pennsylvania, United States
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Born: around 1916
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Anthony E Davis
Sep 20, 1958 - Sep 14, 1996
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Jacqueline Davis
Jul 14, 1957 - June 1987
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Glen Davis
Mar 28, 1963 - February 1979
Great Barrington, MA
J N Davis
Feb 7, 1958 - July 1988
Rebecca L Davis
Jul 10, 1910 - Jul 21, 1998
New Brunswick, NJ
Tracy L Davis
Jan 15, 1969 - Nov 17, 2007
Sheila Davis
Jan 15, 1966 - Feb 8, 2009
Plainfield, NJ
Derrick Davis
Nov 24, 1973 - Aug 11, 2008
Plainfield, NJ
C Davis
May 27, 1967 - Jan 15, 1991
Kevin M Davis
Jan 11, 1974 - Dec 31, 2003
Timothy Davis
Jan 2, 1964 - Aug 9, 1997
Irvington, NJ
Earnest L Davis
Sep 22, 1972 - Oct 15, 2004
Camden, NJ
Cameron S Davis
Aug 2, 1974 - Nov 3, 2003
Nicole Davis
Aug 16, 1984 - June 1986
Orange, NJ
Tomekia M Davis
Dec 16, 1970 - Apr 3, 2005
Reginal J Davis
Jan 6, 1981 - Aug 27, 2009
J Davis
Jul 1, 1990 - July 1990
Newark, NJ
Walter Davis
Died: February 1965
Percy Davis
May 18, 1908 - November 1962
Ivan Davis
Jun 2, 1903 - April 1979
East Orange, NJ

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