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Name Ruby, Dr. Robert H.
Born 04/23/1921
Birthplace Mabton, WA
Places of residence Moses Lake, WA (arrived in 1955)
South Dakota
Titles & honors Army Air Corps during occupation of Japan, 1940s
Retired General Surgeon, MD, FACS
Education Cancer surgery fellowship at Sugarbaker Cancer Clinic, Jefferson City, MO.
One year of postgraduate work at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
Four year residency in pathology and surgery at St. Louis County Hospital, St. Louis, MO.
Notes Joined U.S. Public Health Service in 1953 and assigned to Indian Service.
Began writing histories of Native Americans in 1955.
Occupation Docotor of Medicine and Surgeon
Publications First book: Chief of the Oglala Sioux, Warriors in Transition, pub. 1955
Relationships Doctor to Adam East.
Wrote books 13 books with John A. Brown of Wenatchee, WA.
Spouse Lelia Jeanne Henderson
Children Edna King-Grey
Henry Ruby
Bob Ruby
"Esme" Mary Davis
Deceased 02/15/2013

Associated Records

Image of 2004.026.0022 - Pamphlet

2004.026.0022 - Pamphlet

Stapled booklet containing: "Chief Moses" written by Robert H. Ruby, M.D., "Petrified Wood" by Helen Knapp, "Geology of the Columbia Basin" by Wesley Kerving, "Adam East Museum" by Robert H. Ruby, M.D., and "Grant County" by Robert H. Ruby, M.D.

Image of 2002.016.0029 - Negative, Sheet Film

2002.016.0029 - Negative, Sheet Film

Black and white negative. From envelope: Date: April 29, 1960 Subject: Migrant Farm Photograph appeared in Columbia Basin Herald on 04/29/1960 with caption: "Migrant Farm Labor Camp -- Picking up rock and leveling the land around the dormitory of the migrant farm labor camp at a recent party are Don Hollingbery on the tractor and Frank Holmes on the scoop. Dr. Robert Ruby, chairman of the community migrant committee, reports Moses Lake merchants have donated money, merchandise and equipment to put the camp into shape for the summer workers. -- Herald photo."