From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (African American Women Veterans in and from Kentucky)

Holt, Ruth Ruby

(born: 1911) 

Military Branch

Women's Army Corps

Active Duty Entered

March 20, 1944


Ruth Holt was living in Detroit, MI when she enlisted in the Army, according to her enlistment record in Ancestry. She was divorced and employed cleaning and pressing clothes. Ruth Holt was the daughter of Rosie and Roy Ruby from Sturgis, KY. The family is enumerated in the 1930 U.S. Census.

Kentucky County & Region

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Kentucky Place (Town or City)

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Outside Kentucky Place Name


Cited in this Entry

NKAA Source: Ancestry (online)

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Holt, Ruth Ruby,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed March 21, 2023,

Last modified: 2021-10-10 14:12:05