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Ruth (Harris) Bunche (1906 - 1988)

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Ruth Bunche formerly Harris
Born [location unknown]
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in District of Columbia, United Statesmap
Mother of , and [private son (1940s - unknown)]
Died [location unknown]
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Profile last modified | Created 10 Feb 2018
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Ruth was born in 1906. She passed away in 1988.


  • "District of Columbia Marriages, 1811-1950," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 27 September 2017), Ralph Johnson Bunche and Ruth Ethel Harris, 23 Jun 1930; citing p. 367, Records Office, Washington D.C.; FHL microfilm 2,399,055.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 March 2018), Ruth Bunch in household of Ralph J Bunch, Tract 34, District of Columbia, Police Precinct 10, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 1-423, sheet 5A, line 9, family 58, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 567.
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 9 February 2018), memorial page for Ruth Harris Bunche (24 Jul 1906–7 Oct 1988), Find A Grave: Memorial #171251902, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Neil Funkhouser (contributor 46781068).

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