Ruth M Drew (1925 - 2002)

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Ruth M Drew
1925 - 2002
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November 5, 1925
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October 28, 2002
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Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin 53220
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Ruth M Drew was born on November 5, 1925. She died on October 28, 2002 at 76 years of age. We know that Ruth M Drew had been residing in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin 53220.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin 53220
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Wood National Cemetery Section I Site 55 5000 West National Ave. Bldg. 1301, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53295
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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: S1
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Ruth M Drew passed away on October 28, 2002 at 76 years old. She was buried in Wood National Cemetery Section I Site 55, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She was born on November 5, 1925. There is no information about Ruth's family or relationships.

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In 1925, in the year that Ruth M Drew was born, 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 1931, Ruth was only 6 years old when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1977, by the time she was 52 years old, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

In 1987, Ruth was 62 years old when on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1990, at the age of 65 years old, Ruth was alive when after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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