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Hussey, Ruthlocked

(30 October 1911–19 April 2005)
  • Bruce J. Evensen

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Hussey, Ruth (30 October 1911–19 April 2005), actress, was born Ruth Carol Hussey in Providence, Rhode Island, the daughter of George Richard Hussey, president of a mail order house for gold and silver flatware, and Julia Agnes Corbett. The Husseys were a prominent New England family. In 1918 George Richard Hussey died in the influenza pandemic. Ruth's mother later remarried, and Ruth took her stepfather's surname when she graduated Brown University's Pembroke College in 1933 as Ruth O'Rourke....

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