Ruth Petty (1898 - 1968)

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Ruth Petty
1898 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
Ruth Petty was born on August 23, 1898. She died in December 1968 at 70 years of age. We know that Ruth Petty had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18042.


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Ruth Petty passed away in December 1968 at age 70. She was born on August 23, 1898. There is no information about Ruth's family. We know that Ruth Petty had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18042.
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In 1898, in the year that Ruth Petty was born, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

In 1935, Ruth was 37 years old when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1949, when she was 51 years old, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1958, she was 60 years old when on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1968, in the year of Ruth Petty's passing, on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

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Jan 5, 1901 - August 1995
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Oct 3, 1925 - March 1996
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May 18, 1907 - Aug 25, 1993
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Apr 17, 1921 - Nov 24, 2003
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Jan 6, 1909 - March 1971
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Mar 31, 1893 - August 1974
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Jessie Petty
May 28, 1896 - October 1981
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Sep 16, 1919 - September 1976
Alice Petty
Apr 1, 1916 - May 1986
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Nov 4, 1885 - June 1970
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May 1, 1941 - Jun 20, 2005
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S Petty
Jan 7, 1993 - April 1996
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John L Petty
Feb 24, 1920 - Nov 28, 1996
West Mifflin, PA
Loyd Petty
Oct 11, 1899 - February 1985
Roanoke, VA
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Feb 7, 1883 - October 1965
Ethel Petty
Aug 14, 1911 - December 1985
Canadensis, PA
Doris Petty
Aug 19, 1909 - December 1975
Abington, PA
Naomi Petty
Jul 16, 1895 - August 1978
Marshalls Creek, PA
Frank Petty
Feb 12, 1892 - June 1963
Lawrence Petty
Aug 8, 1909 - June 1975
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Carol L Petty
Feb 17, 1946 - Dec 10, 2007
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Sep 8, 1915 - March 1976
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