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Ruth Rogers Swartz (1925 - 2000)

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Ruth R Swartz
1925 - 2000
Born
April 17, 1925
Death
October 1, 2000
Last Known Residence
Portland, Clackamas County, Oregon 97267
Summary
Ruth R Swartz of Portland, Clackamas County, Oregon was born on April 17, 1925, and died at age 75 years old on October 1, 2000. Ruth Swartz was buried at Willamette National Cemetery Section 3 Site 708 11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, in Portland.
Updated: August 10, 2022
Biography ID: 3530958

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Portland, Clackamas County, Oregon 97267
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Willamette National Cemetery Section 3 Site 708 11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, in Portland, Oregon 97086
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Ruth Swartz passed away at age 75 years old on October 1, 2000, and was buried at Willamette National Cemetery Section 3 Site 708 11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, in Portland. Ruth R Swartz of Portland, Clackamas County, Oregon was born on April 17, 1925.

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In 1925, in the year that Ruth Rogers Swartz was born, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1930, Ruth was just 5 years old when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1953, she was 28 years old 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.

In 1971, at the age of 46 years old, Ruth was alive when in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1993, Ruth was 68 years old when on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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