Ruth A. Fecht Mecklenberg

1921–2007 (Age 85)
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Ruth A.

When Ruth A. Fecht Mecklenberg was born on 1 April 1921, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, her father, Gustave Grover Fecht, was 28 and her mother, Freda Louise Wiedman Fecht, was 29. She lived in Queens, New York City, New York, United States in 1930. She died in 2007, at the age of 86, and was buried in Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, Riverhead, Suffolk, New York, United States.

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Gustave Grover Fecht
Freda Louise Wiedman Fecht
Ruth A. Fecht Mecklenberg
Gloria C. Fecht Truhe
Lorraine Johanna Fecht Cunningham

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  • Female1921–2007Female

  • Gloria C. Fecht Truhe


  • Lorraine Johanna Fecht Cunningham


World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

German: topographic name from various river and moorland names in North Germany and the Netherlands containing the element fecht.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruth Fecht in household of Gustave Fecht, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth A Mecklenburg, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Ruth A Mecklenburg, "Find A Grave Index"

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