Virginia Ruth Turpie

(1925 - 2008)

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Virginia Ruth Turpie
1925 - 2008
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October 1, 1925
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June 3, 2008
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Sugar Land, Fort Bend County, Texas 77479
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Virginia Ruth Turpie was born on October 1, 1925. She died on June 3, 2008 at 82 years of age. We know that Virginia Ruth Turpie had been residing in Sugar Land, Fort Bend County, Texas 77479.
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Houston National Cemetery Section K Site 1860 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, in Houston, Texas 77038
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Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii
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Virginia Ruth Turpie died on June 3, 2008 at 82 years old. She was buried in Houston National Cemetery Section K Site 1860, Houston, Texas. She was born on October 1, 1925. There is no information about Virginia's family or relationships. We know that Virginia Ruth Turpie had been residing in Sugar Land, Fort Bend County, Texas 77479.

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In 1925, in the year that Virginia Ruth Turpie was born, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1930, by the time she was only 5 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1948, Virginia was 23 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1966, by the time she was 41 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1980, Virginia was 55 years old when on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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