Josephine Ruiz

16 October 1942–28 October 1989 (Age 47)
Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States

The Life Summary of Josephine

When Josephine Ruiz was born on 16 October 1942, in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States, her father, Edward G. Ruiz, was 38 and her mother, Cristina Vargas, was 32. She died on 28 October 1989, in her hometown, at the age of 47, and was buried in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States.

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Edward G. Ruiz
Cristina Vargas
Josephine Ruiz

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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.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal
Age 11
The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins
Age 13
The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Spanish: patronymic from the personal name Ruy, a short form of Rodrigo .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Josephine Ruiz, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Josephine Ruiz, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • Josephine Ruiz, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"

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