Carl Rudolph Rue

20 July 1895–19 February 1985 (Age 89)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Carl Rudolph

When Carl Rudolph Rue was born on 20 July 1895, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Ole Gunderson Rue, was 41 and his mother, Kari Oline Helgeson, was 31. He married Laura Mae Begley Vik about 1917. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Campbell Township, Emmons, North Dakota, United States in 1930 and Astoria Election Precinct 3, Clatsop, Oregon, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 19 February 1985, in Astoria, Clatsop, Oregon, United States, at the age of 89.

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Carl Rudolph Rue
Laura Mae Begley Vik
Marriage: about 1917
Fern Carol Rue
Evelyn May Rue
Viola A Rue

Spouse and Children

about 1917


Parents and Siblings



    Martin Gehard Rue



    Sven Olai Rue



    Selma Maria Rue


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 French: topographic name for someone who lived on a track or pathway, Old French rue (Latin ruga ‘crease’, ‘fold’).2 English: variant of Rowe 1, from the Old English byform rǣw, or a habitational name from places in Devon and Isle of Wight called Rew from this word.3 Norwegian: habitational name from any of over fifteen farmsteads so named, notably in Telemark, from Old Norse ruð ‘clearing’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Carl Rue in household of Ole G Rue, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Carl R Rue, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carl R Rue in household of Ole G Rue, "United States Census, 1900"

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