Ruth Dryden

3 July 1922–26 August 2009 (Age 87)
Accomack, Virginia, United States

The Life of Ruth

Ruth Dryden was born on 3 July 1922, in Accomack, Virginia, United States. She died on 26 August 2009, in Salisbury, Wicomico, Maryland, United States, at the age of 87.

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Charles Underhill Davis
1916–1982
Ruth Dryden
1922–2009

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World Events (3)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

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

Age 1

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.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 19

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, probably in Cumbria or Northumberland, where the name is still common, and perhaps named from Old English drȳge ‘dry’ + denu ‘valley’.

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

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