Ruth Gardner (1897 - 1979)

Ruth Gardner
1897 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Ruth Gardner was born on July 6, 1897. She died in June 1979 at 81 years of age. We know that Ruth Gardner had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15212.

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Ruth Gardner passed away in June 1979 at age 81. She was born on July 6, 1897. We have no information about Ruth's surviving family. We know that Ruth Gardner had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15212.
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1897 - 1979 World Events

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In 1897, in the year that Ruth Gardner was born, on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

In 1907, by the time she was only 10 years old, radiometric dating, a recently discovered technology that could date rocks, found that the earth was 2.2 billion years old which was dramatically older than previously thought. Later refinements and advancements in science would date the age of the earth at over 4.5 billion years.

In 1914, Ruth was 17 years old when in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1940, by the time she was 43 years old, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1979, in the year of Ruth Gardner's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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around 1906 - Unknown
around 1913 - Unknown
around 1914 - Unknown
around 1911 - Unknown
around 1919 - Unknown
around 1923 - Unknown
Jul 13, 1927 - Jan 31, 2011
Jun 8, 1925 - Jul 9, 2008
Dec 31, 1969 - Mar 27, 1983
Aug 11, 1917 - Nov 15, 1971
Oct 16, 1921 - Mar 12, 1957
Oct 23, 1902 - Jun 19, 1979
Jul 22, 1923 - Nov 21, 1977
Sep 20, 1914 - May 7, 1988
Dec 24, 1919 - Apr 17, 1987
around 1886 - Oct 16, 1934
around 1904 - Jul 28, 1907
around 1898 - Sep 24, 1916
around 1906 - Oct 10, 1907
around 1940 - Unknown

Other Gardners

Apr 25, 1902 - June 1967
Feb 4, 1907 - Sep 7, 1994
Jan 12, 1921 - May 7, 2005
Jan 3, 1908 - March 1984
Sep 14, 1922 - Oct 25, 1990
Oct 8, 1922 - Sep 28, 2003
Jan 22, 1921 - May 1972
Feb 26, 1907 - Aug 4, 1990
Dec 19, 1920 - Jan 30, 2006
Oct 12, 1886 - August 1977
Sep 1, 1919 - January 1988
Dec 26, 1920 - Apr 18, 1994
Apr 22, 1921 - Dec 26, 1995
Oct 20, 1913 - May 15, 2002
Sep 25, 1902 - August 1964
Jun 26, 1910 - Jan 22, 1999
Jun 30, 1922 - Nov 30, 2003
Jul 22, 1894 - March 1971
May 26, 1920 - January 1974
Sep 20, 1920 - Sep 6, 2002

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Sep 30, 1922 - Sep 27, 2007
Feb 20, 1922 - April 1968
Jul 21, 1890 - July 1969
Aug 20, 1922 - Nov 6, 2003
Jun 7, 1915 - May 1986
Dec 21, 1921 - January 1974
Aug 30, 1908 - Mar 19, 1996
Dec 30, 1919 - Mar 15, 1998
Dec 18, 1902 - March 1986
Jan 27, 1921 - January 1984
Oct 31, 1921 - Jul 1, 2001
Mar 4, 1891 - May 1969
Jun 14, 1922 - Aug 22, 2000
Feb 28, 1913 - November 1986
Jul 18, 1917 - Nov 21, 2005
Feb 23, 1915 - May 1991
Aug 24, 1914 - Oct 15, 1979
Sep 25, 1920 - Jul 4, 2009
Oct 16, 1908 - Sep 18, 1991
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