Ruby A. Knauf

18 August 1893–26 May 1980 (Age 86)
Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ruby A.

Ruby A. Knauf was born on 18 August 1893. She died on 26 May 1980, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States.

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Arthur Leland Boley
Ruby A. Knauf

Spouse and Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 14

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

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

German: nickname for a short, chubby man, from Middle High German knouf ‘knob’, ‘button’, ‘pommel’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ruby K Boley in household of Arthur L Boley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby A. Knauf Boley, "Find A Grave Index"

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