Ruth Geneva <I>Wolfenden</I> Dodd Braun


Ruth Geneva Wolfenden Dodd Braun

Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
Death 19 Apr 1992 (aged 82)
Northridge, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Vale of Peace, lot 4791, next to Jimmie Dodd
Memorial ID 19801 View Source
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Wife of Jimmie. W. Dodd. Ruth performed under the name Ruth Carrell. She is best known for performing in overseas USO tours. She toured as part of a 6-member USO group (along with husband Jimmie Dodd, Pat O'Brien, Jinx Falkenburg, Harry Brown and Betty Yeaton). The group spent fifty days touring the China-Burma-India theater of war from late October 1943 to December 1944. Ruth was also a songwriter with many song credits to her name.

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  • Maintained by: Denise Young
  • Added: 26 Jan 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 19801
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Geneva Wolfenden Dodd Braun (10 Dec 1909–19 Apr 1992), Find a Grave Memorial ID 19801, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Denise Young (contributor 49881423) .