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Ruth W Drew (1925 - 2003)

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Ruth W Drew
1925 - 2003
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June 30, 1925
Death
April 3, 2003
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San Jose, Santa Clara County, California 95117
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Ruth W Drew was born on June 30, 1925. She died on April 3, 2003 at 77 years of age. We know that Ruth W Drew had been residing in San Jose, Santa Clara County, California 95117.
Updated: November 12, 2011
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Ruth W Drew passed away on April 3, 2003 at 77 years old. She was born on June 30, 1925. We are unaware of information about Ruth's family. We know that Ruth W Drew had been residing in San Jose, Santa Clara County, California 95117.
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In 1925, in the year that Ruth W Drew was born, 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 1945, at the age of 20 years old, Ruth was alive when on August 15th, Imperial Japan announced its surrender. On September 2nd, a formal agreement of surrender was signed. Japan and nine other states signed the Japanese Instrument of Surrender in Tokyo Bay, calling for the return of all Allied prisoners of war and subordinating the authority of the emperor and the Japanese government to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. VJ (Victory in Japan) Day was celebrated in the United States on August 14th and 15th. World War II was over.

In 1976, when she was 51 years old, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

In 1986, when she was 61 years old, 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.

In 1996, when she was 71 years old, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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