Ruth M Odom (1942 - 2005)

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Laurel, Jones County, Mississippi

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Robert Howard Odom

Robert Howard Odom

Wiley Odom

Wiley Odom

Birdell Counts Odom

Birdell Counts Odom

Rosa Odom

Rosa Odom

Elijah Odom

Elijah Odom

Olibia Rachelle Lynn Bailey-Odom

Olibia Rachelle Lynn Bailey-Odom

Pamela Rose Odom

Pamela Rose Odom

Nate and Mary Odom, Texas

Nate and Mary Odom, Texas

Rose Clementin Brake

Rose Clementin Brake

Looney Clan

Looney Clan

Henry Odom and Ada Yeager

Henry Odom and Ada Yeager

Odom/Looney

Odom/Looney

Alred & Cora

Alred & Cora

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In from the Coalmine Robert Howard Odom Wiley Odom Birdell Counts Odom

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1942 - In the year that Ruth M Odom was born, on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

1944 - She was just 2 years old when on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

1953 - At the age of only 11 years old, Ruth was alive when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

1976 - When she was 34 years old, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

1994 - By the time she was 52 years old, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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Ruth M Odom died on December 31, 2005 at 63 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Ruth. She was born on October 3, 1942. There is no information about Ruth's family. We know that Ruth M Odom had been residing in Laurel, Jones County, Mississippi.

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