Sarah W Rutherford (1919 - 1997)

A photo of Sarah W Rutherford
Add photo
Sarah W Rutherford
1919 - 1997
Born
December 20, 1919
Death
January 5, 1997
Last Known Residence
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33629
Summary
Sarah W Rutherford was born on December 20, 1919. She died on January 5, 1997 at age 77. We know that Sarah W Rutherford had been residing in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33629.
Updated: February 6, 2019
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Show & Tell Her Story
Share your memories, stories, and photos so that Sarah is always remembered.
Update biobiography
What's this?

This collaborative biography is for you to show & tell Sarah's life so that she is always remembered.

Biography
Sarah W Rutherford
Most commonly known as
Sarah W Rutherford
Full name
Other names or aliases
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33629
Last known residence
Female
Gender
Sarah Rutherford was born on
Birth
Sarah Rutherford died on
Death
Sarah Rutherford was born on
Sarah Rutherford died on
Birth
Death
Heritage
Childhood
Adulthood

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Sarah Rutherford?
View other bios of people named Sarah Rutherford

Sarah's Family Tree

Parent
Parent
Sarah W Rutherford
Partner
Child
Partner
Child
Sibling

Friends

Friends can be as close as family. Add Sarah's family friends, and her friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio

Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about Sarah.

Cancel

Share Sarah's obituary or write your own to preserve her legacy.

Sarah W Rutherford passed away on January 5, 1997 at 77 years old. She was born on December 20, 1919. We are unaware of information about Sarah's family or relationships. We know that Sarah W Rutherford had been residing in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33629.

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Sarah's lifetime.

In 1919, in the year that Sarah W Rutherford was born, in June, the Treaty of Versailles - officially ending World War I - was signed. The European Allies demanded "compensation by Germany for all damage done to the civilian population of the Allies and their property by the aggression of Germany by land, by sea and from the air.” The requirement of compensation is seen by most as the reason for the collapse of the German economy and gave rise to the rule of Hitler.

In 1947, by the time she was 28 years old, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1952, Sarah was 33 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1980, when she was 61 years old, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

In 1997, in the year of Sarah W Rutherford's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

Other Sarah Rutherfords

Other Rutherfords

Other Bios

Created on Jun 04, 2020 by Daniel Pinna
See Success Stories
"Thank you for helping me find my family & friends again so many years after I lost them. I get the chance to remember them all this time later."

Highlights of just a few of the many successes of sharing memories on AncientFaces. From reuniting lost or 'orphan' photos with their families, seeing faces of relatives for the first time, to the many connections made with family & friends.

These special moments are why it's important we share.
Back to Top