Sister Mary Pauline Rueve

18 November 1895–April 1975 (Age 79)
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Pauline

When Sister Mary Pauline Rueve was born on 18 November 1895, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, her father, John Henry Rueve, was 28 and her mother, Sophia Josephine Roos, was 27. She lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died in April 1975, at the age of 79, and was buried in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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John Henry Rueve
Sophia Josephine Roos
John Lawrence Rueve
Rev Stephen James Rueve
Sister Mary Pauline Rueve
Gertrude G Rueve

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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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
Age 9
St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
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

English (East Anglia): occupational name from Middle English reve, refe ‘reeve’ (Old English gerēfa). In medieval England a reeve was an official responsible for the administration of a manor, including organizing work done by the peasants on the land for their lord, collecting rents, selling produce, and so on.Irish: variant of Reeves 5.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mary P Rueve in household of John H Rueve, "United States Census, 1910"
  • May P Rueve in household of John H Rueve, "United States Census, 1900"

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