Ruth Matheny

(1909 - 1986)

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Ruth Matheny
1909 - 1986
Born
December 8, 1909
Death
December 1986
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma 73122
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Ruth Matheny was born on December 8, 1909. She died in December 1986 at 76 years old. We know that Ruth Matheny had been residing in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma 73122.
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Ruth Matheny passed away in December 1986 at 76 years old. She was born on December 8, 1909. There is no information about Ruth's family or relationships. We know that Ruth Matheny had been residing in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma 73122.

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In 1909, in the year that Ruth Matheny was born, explorer Robert Peary, a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, claimed to have been the first to have reached the geographic North Pole. His claim has been disputed for over a century - some say that he ended up 60 miles from the North Pole. Peary was the only navigator on his team and he didn't submit his records for public review.

In 1912, by the time she was just 3 years old, Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

In 1933, by the time she was 24 years old, Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1940, she was 31 years old when in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1986, in the year of Ruth Matheny'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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