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Victor Rittenhouse (1905 - 1995)

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Victor Rittenhouse
1905 - 1995
Born
April 18, 1905
Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death
June 21, 1995
Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Last Known Residence
Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 17601
Summary
Victor Rittenhouse of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania was born on April 18, 1905 in Lancaster, and died at age 90 years old on June 21, 1995 in Lancaster. Victor Rittenhouse was buried at Riverview Burial Park 1100 S Duke St, in Lancaster.
Updated: September 22, 2022
Biography ID: 23898345

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Introduction

Victor N Rittenhouse's parents were Isaac Rittenhouse (1854 - 1925) and Cinderella Fisher (1872 - 1922). He had siblings William Lewis, Henry Fisher, Emma Elizabeth, Franklin Marshall, LeRoy Isaac, Frederick, Virginia, Eda May, Thelma Buskius, and Emma M. Rittenhouse.

Victor was in the United States Army, a veteran of World War II, and was honorably discharged. He never married.
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Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 17601
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April 18, 1905
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Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania United States
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Ethnicity & Family History

The military classified Victor as "White, Citizen". Victor was Caucasian.

Nationality & Locations

Born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, Victor was raised in Lancaster, lived his whole life in Lancaster, and died and was buried in Lancaster.

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When he entered the military, Victor said that he had gone through grammar school.

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The military classified Victor's civilian occupation as "Semiskilled Filers, Grinders, Buffers, And Polishers (metal)"

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Military Service

Victor's military serial number was 13067682. He enlisted on March 24, 1942 in Harrisburg Pennsylvania. Victor was in the Army.
June 21, 1995
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Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania United States
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Riverview Burial Park 1100 S Duke St, in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 17603, United States
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Victor Rittenhouse passed away at age 90 years old on June 21, 1995 in Lancaster, and was buried at Riverview Burial Park 1100 S Duke St, in Lancaster. Victor Rittenhouse of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania was born on April 18, 1905 in Lancaster.

Average Age & Life Expectancy

Victor Rittenhouse lived 16 years longer than the average Rittenhouse family member when he died at the age of 90.
The average age of a Rittenhouse family member is 74.
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1905 - 1995 World Events

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In 1905, in the year that Victor Rittenhouse was born, the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

In 1958, by the time he was 53 years old, on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1960, Victor was 55 years old when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1985, Victor was 80 years old when on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

In 1995, in the year of Victor Rittenhouse's passing, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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