Ruth S Shields (1918 - 2003)

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Ruth S Shields
1918 - 2003
updated February 06, 2019
Ruth S Shields was born on February 12, 1918. She died on September 13, 2003 at 85 years of age. We know that Ruth S Shields had been residing in Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey 08865.


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Ruth S Shields died on September 13, 2003 at 85 years old. She was born on February 12, 1918. There is no information about Ruth's surviving family. We know that Ruth S Shields had been residing in Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey 08865.
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In 1918, in the year that Ruth S Shields was born, on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

In 1925, she was only 7 years old when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1936, by the time she was 18 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1964, by the time she was 46 years old, on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

In 1991, she was 73 years old when on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

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Jul 28, 1911 - November 1988
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May 8, 1920 - November 1977
Edinboro, PA
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Dec 23, 1911 - July 1984
Columbia, SC
Raymond Shields
Nov 21, 1916 - July 1963
Edward E Shields
Mar 18, 1924 - Jul 10, 2007
Cranberry, PA
Paul E Shields
Jun 12, 1921 - Mar 11, 2001
Erie, PA
Clarence R Shields
Nov 1, 1921 - Oct 10, 1994
New Castle, PA
Stanley Shields
Aug 31, 1894 - February 1967
Baltimore, MD
Margaret M Shields
Apr 26, 1920 - Oct 29, 1991
Alfreda D Shields
Apr 7, 1927 - Apr 25, 1997
Spring Hill, FL
Anna B Shields
Sep 12, 1924 - Nov 19, 2000
Spruce Creek, PA
Charles Shields
Nov 7, 1908 - March 1987
Saint Thomas, PA
Mirabelle Shields
Feb 27, 1891 - May 1969
Shelbyville, IL
Dolly A Shields
Sep 9, 1930 - Feb 10, 1996
Cleveland, OH
Robert F Shields
Jul 26, 1930 - Apr 12, 2011
Lenexa, KS
Alice Shields
Oct 30, 1935 - February 1978
Marguerite Shields
Feb 24, 1892 - February 1971
Philadelphia, PA
Henry Shields
Aug 17, 1939 - April 1983
Anna Shields
Jun 18, 1883 - August 1974
Bethlehem, PA
Annabell Shields
Nov 22, 1893 - September 1981
Bethel Park, PA

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