Ruth W Hunt (1917 - 2003)

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Ruth W Hunt
1917 - 2003
updated February 06, 2019
Ruth W Hunt was born on December 28, 1917. She died on July 18, 2003 at 85 years of age. We know that Ruth W Hunt had been residing in Roanoke, Roanoke County, Virginia 24019.

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Ruth W Hunt died on July 18, 2003 at age 85. She was born on December 28, 1917. We have no information about Ruth's family or relationships. We know that Ruth W Hunt had been residing in Roanoke, Roanoke County, Virginia 24019.
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In 1917, in the year that Ruth W Hunt was born, Russian government offices were seized and the Romanov's Winter Palace was stormed in the Russian February and October Revolutions. The February revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas and a coalition of the Parliament and workers parties taking control of the government. The October revolution resulted in Lenin and the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

In 1922, by the time she was only 5 years old, on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1942, Ruth was 25 years old when on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

In 1963, by the time she was 46 years old, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1972, at the age of 55 years old, Ruth was alive when on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

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Oct 8, 1925 - Apr 24, 1988
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Born: around 1930
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Gertrude G Hunt
Aug 19, 1903 - December 1994
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Martha F Hunt
Nov 6, 1907 - April 1991
Winchester, VA
Vernon L Hunt
May 25, 1944 - Apr 26, 1992
Williamsburg, VA
Charles E Hunt
Dec 30, 1944 - Mar 28, 2005
Gainesville, VA
Ruth A Hunt
Apr 17, 1945 - Aug 12, 1996
Collinsville, VA
Norma Hunt
Feb 14, 1946 - April 1970
Vivian P Hunt
May 25, 1944 - Nov 7, 2006
Richmond, VA
Linfield L Hunt
Oct 29, 1900 - Sep 2, 1976
Harry A Hunt
Sep 10, 1879 - Mar 15, 1966
Portsmouth, VA
Benjamin Hunt
Jul 5, 1900 - February 1978
Hampton, Virginia
Leigh Hunt
Jan 18, 1896 - September 1982
San Antonio, Texas
Doris Hunt
Sep 27, 1896 - July 1976
Roanoke, Virginia
Estelle Hunt
Dec 25, 1910 - April 1981
Hampton, Virginia
Mardan O Hunt
Jul 8, 1946 - Mar 23, 2003
South Boston, VA
John E Hunt
Nov 16, 1949 - Jun 16, 2010
Bristol, VA
Charles L Hunt
Dec 30, 1949 - Oct 4, 2005
Roanoke, VA
Elizabeth R Hunt
Sep 13, 1944 - May 10, 2001
Carrsville, VA
Hattie C Hunt
Mar 20, 1938 - May 6, 1994
Hurt, VA
Roger D Hunt
Apr 2, 1957 - Feb 7, 2009
Stanley W Hunt
Jun 23, 1956 - Sep 17, 2004
San Marcos, TX

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Jacob Glenn
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Willie K Linkous
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U M Campbell
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Eria H Stout
Oct 21, 1909 - Feb 18, 1996
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Allen Sowder
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