Mitchell, Ruth

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Mitchell, Ruth Gender: F
born on 30 April 1889 at 22:10 (= 10:10 PM )
Place Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 43n02, 87w54
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 10°57' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 23°06 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 21°08'


American reporter who was the only American woman to serve with the Serbian Chetnik under Draža Mihailović in World War II. She was captured by the Gestapo and spent a year as a prisoner of war, later writing a book about her experiences. She also wrote a book, My Brother Bill (1963), about one of her brothers, General Billy Mitchell, who is regarded as the founder of the U.S. Air Force.

Mitchell was married three times but always preferred to use her birth name. In her later years, Mitchell lived in Portugal, where she died in Belas in 1969 following a heart attack.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Death by Heart Attack 1969

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate (no. 2349).


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Three)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Vocation : Military : POW/ MIA (POW)
  • Vocation : Writers : Biographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist