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First Name: Ruth

Last Name: Schabacker


Gender: Female

Branch: U.S. Army Air Forces (1941 - 1947)

Maiden Name: Parsons

Date of Birth: 17 August 1905

Date of Death: 05 January 1998

Rank: Lieutenant Colonel

Years Served:
Ruth Parsons Schabacker


Ruth Parsons Schabacker
Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army Air Forces

Ruth Parsons was born on 17 August 1905.

A Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force, she had the unique distinction of being the model for the Nurse's monument at Arlington National Cemetery. She was the wife of U.S. Army Brigadier General Clarence H. Schabacker.

Death and Burial

Lieutenant Colonel Ruth Parsons Schabacker died on 5 January 1998. She is buried, with her husband, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA.

Honoree ID: 3043   Created by: MHOH




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