Curtis Albert Rutan

4 April 1900–6 March 1975 (Age 74)
Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Curtis Albert

When Curtis Albert Rutan was born on 4 April 1900, in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Theodore Rutan, was 28 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Roupe, was 26. He married Mildred Kughn on 5 May 1922, in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Morris Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and North Strabane Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 6 March 1975, in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74.

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Curtis Albert Rutan
Mildred Kughn
Marriage: 5 May 1922
Charles Rutan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 May 1922Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 1
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
    1905 · The Movie Theater
    Age 5
    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
    Age 20
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    French (Lorraine): variant of Ruttan . The surname Rutan is no longer found in France.In some cases also Polish: variant of Ruta . This surname is no longer found in Poland.History: This surname (see 1 above) is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors (along with the variant Ruttan) and also in the similar register of the Huguenot Society of America.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Albert Rutan in household of Theodore Rutan, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Albert Curtis Rutan, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Albert Curtis Rutan, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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