Ruth Matheny

(1900 - 1985)

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Ruth Matheny
1900 - 1985
Born
May 19, 1900
Death
June 1985
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Clarkston, Asotin County, Washington 99403
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Ruth Matheny was born on May 19, 1900. She died in June 1985 at 85 years old. We know that Ruth Matheny had been residing in Clarkston, Asotin County, Washington 99403.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Ruth Matheny died in June 1985 at 85 years of age. She was born on May 19, 1900. We are unaware of information about Ruth's family. We know that Ruth Matheny had been residing in Clarkston, Asotin County, Washington 99403.

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In 1900, in the year that Ruth Matheny was born, Carrie Chapman Catt succeeded Susan B. Anthony as the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. NAWSA was created by Anthony in 1890 in order to fight for the right of women to vote in the United States. Membership in NAWSA began at 7,000 and in the decades of the struggle - women didn't get the right to vote until 1920 - membership rose to 2 million.

In 1914, Ruth was merely 14 years old when in only his second big-screen appearance, Charlie Chaplin played the Little Tramp, his most famous character. The silent film was made in January and released the following year. Of the character, Chaplin said: "On the way to the wardrobe I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. I wanted everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large." The moustache was added to age his 24-year-old face without masking his expressions.

In 1946, she was 46 years old when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1977, at the age of 77 years old, Ruth was alive when 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 1985, in the year of Ruth Matheny's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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Aug 26, 1907 - August 1981 1907 - 1981
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Nov 28, 1910 - March 1993 1910 - 1993
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Dec 18, 1925 - Aug 16, 2003 1925 - 2003
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Oct 18, 1933 - Mar 6, 2005 1933 - 2005
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Apr 27, 1923 - Oct 12, 2003 1923 - 2003
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