Morris Ruttenberg

10 January 1904–1998 (Age 93)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Morris

When Morris Ruttenberg was born on 10 January 1904, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Simon Sam Shlomo Ruttenburg Ruttenberg Rutenburg, was 42 and his mother, Celia Lelansky, was 35. He married Ruby Margaret Brown on 10 June 1926, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in 1998, in Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Morris Ruttenberg
Ruby Margaret Brown
Marriage: 10 June 1926
Annie Ruttenberg
Richard Ruttenberg

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 June 1926Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1905 · Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout
    Age 1
    In 1905, a fire lookout tower (among the first of its kind) was constructed in Piscataquis County on Squaw Mountain. Due to Maine's abundance of lumber and paper mills, it was essential that a system be developed to help spot fires as quickly as possible.
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 2
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    Age 25
    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    Name Meaning

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Rothenberg .

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Morris Rutenburg, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
    • Morris Ruttenburg, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Morris Ruttenberg, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

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