Walter William Ruoff

19 April 1895–20 December 1969 (Age 74)
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Walter William

When Walter William Ruoff was born on 19 April 1895, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Albert Ruoff, was 27 and his mother, Elisabeth Aemmer, was 22. He married Urana Winsky about 1917, in Indiana, United States. He lived in New Albany Township, Floyd, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died on 20 December 1969, in New Albany, New Albany Township, Floyd, Indiana, United States, at the age of 74.

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Walter William Ruoff
Urana Winsky
Marriage: about 1917

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1917Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 1
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1900 · Governor Shot
    Age 5
    On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 21
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Otto, Gerd, Heinz, Hermann, Kurt.South German: from a shortened form of the personal name Rudolf .

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Walter Ruoff in household of Albert Ruoff, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Walter Ruoff, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Walter Ruoff in household of Albert Ruoff, "United States Census, 1900"

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