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Ruth Oldham

  • Birth 11 Feb 1926
  • Death 4 Oct 1951
  • Burial Berkeley, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 23902441

Information from a news story by Fox news and Death Certificate #35469

Ruth was the daughter of James and Vernice Oldham, she died at the young age of 21 from malnutrition. Ruth was single, black and worked doing laundry from her home. She died in Homer G. Phillips Hospital and was buried by Gates Funeral Home in Washington Park Cemetery. The informant on her death certificate was Sarah Drummond who is listed at the same residence of 1035 Sarah. It is unknown if Sarah Drummond was a relative.


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  • Created by: schcrochet
  • Added: 11 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23902441
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Oldham (11 Feb 1926–4 Oct 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23902441, citing Washington Park Cemetery, Berkeley, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by schcrochet (contributor 46541283) .