Ruth M Thomas

1916–2011 (Age 95)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ruth M

When Ruth M Thomas was born on 16 May 1916, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, August Theophile Thomas, was 40 and her mother, Catherine ( Katie) LeFebvre, was 37. She lived in Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin, United States for about 15 years and De Pere, Brown, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. She died on 24 October 2011, at the age of 95.

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Ruth M Thomas
Theodore S Schippers

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 3

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: According to some authorities, the name of the apostle is derived from a Syriac word of Hebrew origin, "tham," meaning to doubt, because of his doubting, and they say he was on that account called in Greek a word meaning of 2 hearts. But the Hebrew "tham" is a twin, and the Greek name Didymus has the same meaning. Tammy, Tammie, Thomasia, Thomasina, Thomassine, Thomazine, Tamasine, Tamsen, Tamzin, Tamzine, and Tamzzin are female names from Thomas. Tomas and Tamhus are Gaelic forms. Tubby is a Cornish form of Thomas. Tamlane and Tam are Scottish forms. Tom is abbreviated from Thomas and is sometimes found as a female name. Toume is an Anglo-Norman form of Thomas.

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Schippers in household of Theodore Schippers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth M Thomas in household of August T Thomas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth M Thomas in household of August T Thomas, "United States Census, 1920"

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