Edwin W Ribe

7 December 1923–30 March 1995 (Age 71)
New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Edwin W

When Edwin W Ribe was born on 7 December 1923, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, his father, William Samuel Ribe, was 35 and his mother, Josie Mary Ray Moon, was 33. He married Ruth Zible Badeaux after 7 August 1942. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 30 March 1995, in Robert, Tangipahoa, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Metairie, Jefferson, Louisiana, United States.

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Edwin W Ribe
Ruth Zible Badeaux
Marriage: after 7 August 1942

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    Ruth Zible Badeaux


after 7 August 1942

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

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.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 19

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 Southern English: unexplained.2 German: from a Germanic personal name formed with thrud- ‘strength’, ‘energy’ + bald ‘bold’ or berht ‘bright’, ‘shining’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edwin Ribe in household of Joseph F Moon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edwin W Ribe in household of William S Ribe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edwin W Ribe in entry for Cle Bill Ribe, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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