Robert Ruby

On September 18, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Robert Lee Ruby Undetermined Robert Lee Ruby 54 YOA Bidwell Coal Mine Blakesburg, Iowa Wapello County January 11, 1936   Case information provided by Mr. Ruby’s great-granddaughter, Linda Jones       Wapello County in Iowa   Blakesburg in Wapello County Robert Ruby, a 54-year-old Blakesburg miner, fell 87 feet to his death on Saturday, […]

Homicides – 1930s

On March 26, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

The Cases – Homicides (1930 – 1939) BY ERA: Up through 1899 | 1900s | 1910s | 1920s | 1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000 – present | Missing Persons The cases below include unsolved Iowa homicides from 1930 – 1939, and are listed in chronological […]

Blakesburg

On November 24, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Blakesburg, Iowa         Undetermined Robert Lee Ruby 54 YOA Bidwell Coal Mine Blakesburg, IA Wapello County January 11, 1936 Robert Ruby, a 54-year-old Blakesburg miner, fell 87 feet to his death on Saturday, January 11, 1936, down the shaft of the Bidwell Fuel Co. mine on the Henry Oswalt […]

Wapello County

On November 13, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Wapello County, Iowa *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Wapello County but may fall under a city police department’s jurisdiction. They are included here for cross-reference purposes. More specific information may be found on each victim’s individual page.   Homicide James Lewis Chamberlain 41 YOA Beneath Wabash Railroad Trestle Ottumwa, […]