Edward John Ritterbusch

Brief Life History of Edward John

When Edward John Ritterbusch was born on 23 June 1918, in New York City, New York, United States, his father, Edward Christian Ritterbusch, was 26 and his mother, Catherine C McGuire, was 25. He married Virginia Savarese on 13 January 1952, in New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 19 March 2000, at the age of 81.

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Edward John Ritterbusch
Virginia Savarese
Marriage: 13 January 1952
Mary Ritterbusch

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    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.


    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.


    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning


    Rhenish-Westphalian topographic name from Retten, Redden ‘swamp’ + Busch ‘woods’.

    nickname for a highwayman, a compound of Ritter ‘knight, mounted soldier’ + Busch ‘bush’.

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

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