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Ruth E Carpenter (1919 - 2006)

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Ruth E Carpenter
1919 - 2006
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January 24, 1919
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December 20, 2006
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Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada 89419
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Ruth E Carpenter was born on January 24, 1919. She died on December 20, 2006 at 87 years old. We know that Ruth E Carpenter had been residing in Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada 89419.
Updated: November 10, 2011
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Ruth E Carpenter died on December 20, 2006 at 87 years of age. She was born on January 24, 1919. There is no information about Ruth's surviving family. We know that Ruth E Carpenter had been residing in Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada 89419.
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In 1919, in the year that Ruth E Carpenter was born, in the summer and early autumn, race riots erupted in 26 U.S. cities, resulting in hundreds of deaths and even more people being badly hurt. In most cases, African-Americans were the victims. It was called the "Red Summer". Men who were returning from World War I needed jobs and there was competition for those jobs among the races. Tension was heightened by the use by many companies of blacks as strikebreakers.

In 1922, when she was merely 3 years old, on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1936, at the age of 17 years old, Ruth was alive when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1949, Ruth was 30 years old when comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1974, at the age of 55 years old, Ruth was alive when on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

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