Ruth L Spector (1919 - 2001)

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Ruth L Spector
1919 - 2001
updated February 06, 2019
Ruth L Spector was born on March 6, 1919. She died on November 19, 2001 at age 82. We know that Ruth L Spector had been residing in Skokie, Cook County, Illinois 60077.

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Ruth L Spector died on November 19, 2001 at 82 years old. She was born on March 6, 1919. We are unaware of information about Ruth's immediate family. We know that Ruth L Spector had been residing in Skokie, Cook County, Illinois 60077.
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In 1919, in the year that Ruth L Spector was born, in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

In 1925, she was merely 6 years old when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1934, at the age of only 15 years old, Ruth was alive when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1940, when she was 21 years old, on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1995, at the age of 76 years old, Ruth was alive when on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

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Feb 2, 1930 - January 1995
Iowa City, IA
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Mar 19, 1930 - Jul 21, 2000
Northbrook, IL
Simon Spector
Jul 4, 1915 - Aug 29, 1996
Buffalo Grove, IL
Julius Spector
Aug 25, 1899 - March 1971
Chicago, Illinois
Harry Spector
May 15, 1914 - Nov 24, 1996
Miami, FL
Jack Spector
Aug 10, 1917 - May 14, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
Mary A Spector
Oct 3, 1909 - Jan 24, 2006
Lincolnwood, IL
Marcia K Spector
Aug 4, 1915 - Nov 13, 1999
Madison, WI
Darleen M Spector
Feb 6, 1926 - Aug 2, 2001
Saint Petersburg, FL
Marilyn G Spector
Apr 7, 1931 - Dec 12, 1993
Houston, TX
Myndal W Spector
Jan 28, 1912 - May 17, 1992
Chicago, IL
Morton Spector
Jun 12, 1925 - August 1979
Cecile Spector
Jun 30, 1925 - March 1984
Chicago, Illinois
Eva Spector
Dec 6, 1910 - June 1982
Evanston, Illinois
Ruth E Spector
Jul 16, 1923 - Jun 24, 2005
Peoria, IL
Ellyn Spector
Jan 29, 1909 - Aug 2, 2005
Hollywood, FL
Ruth Spector
Dec 14, 1907 - November 1974
Rock Island, Illinois
Goldie Spector
Jan 15, 1909 - Dec 15, 1992
Skokie, IL

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