Ruth Janette (Wimer) Ford (1927 - 1986)

Ruth Janette (Wimer) Ford
1927 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Ruth Janette (Wimer) Ford was born on April 13, 1927. She was born into the Wimer family and married into the Ford family. She died on December 8, 1986 in Whitehall, Michigan at 59 years of age.
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Ruth Janette (Wimer) Ford
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Ruth Janette (Wimer) Ford passed away on December 8, 1986 in Whitehall, Michigan at age 59. She was born on April 13, 1927. We have no information about Ruth's family or relationships.
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In 1927, in the year that Ruth Janette (Wimer) Ford was born, 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1931, by the time she was only 4 years old, on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1940, she was just 13 years old when 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 1965, Ruth was 38 years old when from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1986, in the year of Ruth Janette (Wimer) Ford's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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Aug 15, 1928 - Oct 23, 2004
Oct 17, 1931 - Aug 25, 1984
Dec 31, 1969 - Dec 1, 1978
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Aug 12, 1921 - Apr 10, 1987
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