Ruth Minnie Bohm

18 September 1894–9 July 1977 (Age 82)
Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States

The Life of Ruth Minnie

When Ruth Minnie Bohm was born on 18 September 1894, in Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States, her father, Peter J. Bohm, was 34 and her mother, Anna Louise Luke, was 32. She married Henry Le Roy " Tookey" Taylor on 18 October 1920, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Judicial Township 8, Shasta, California, United States in 1940. She died on 9 July 1977, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Loma Linda, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Henry Le Roy " Tookey" Taylor
Ruth Minnie Bohm
Marriage: 18 October 1920

Spouse and Children

18 October 1920
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Peter J. Bohm


    Anna Louise Luke




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 7

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 German (Böhm) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ethnic name for a native or inhabitant of Bohemia: see Boehm .2 North German: from Middle Low German bōm ‘tree’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a particularly conspicuous tree, a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a tree, or perhaps in some cases a metonymic occupational name for someone who tended trees. This is also found as a Swedish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth M Taylor in household of Henrey L Taylor, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth M Taylor in household of Henry L Taylor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Amanda Bohm in household of Annie Bohm, "United States Census, 1900"

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