Richard Allen Ruder

5 March 1942–6 February 2014 (Age 71)
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life of Richard Allen

When Richard Allen Ruder was born on 5 March 1942, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, his father, Albert Charles Ruder Sr., was 31 and his mother, Helen Marie Max, was 28. He died on 6 February 2014, in Spring Hill, Johnson, Kansas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Spring Hill, Johnson, Kansas, United States.

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Albert Charles Ruder Sr.
Helen Marie Max
Shirley Jean Ruder
Richard Allen Ruder

Parents and Siblings

    Albert Charles Ruder Sr.





World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1945 · Missouri's Fourth Constitution Becomes Effective

Age 3

Missouri's current constitution became effective on March 30, 1945.
1961 · The Twenty-Third Amendment

Age 19

The Twenty-third Amendment gives the residents in the District of Columbia the right to vote in presidential elections and to give the district electors in the Electoral College.

Name Meaning

German:1. metonymic occupational name for a boatman or sailor, from Middle High German ruoder, ruodel ‘rudder’, ‘oar’. 2. from a personal name containing the Old High German element hrōd ‘fame’, ‘renown’. 3. variant of Rude 3. 4. ( Rüder ): variant of Reuter 1.

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

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  • Richard Allen Ruder, "Find A Grave Index"

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