Benjamin Duncan (1915 - 1960)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Benjamin Duncan’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Benjamin so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Benjamin’s biography.

Benjamin Duncan Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Benjamin Duncan and his immediate Duncan family. Add to Benjamin Duncan's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Benjamin.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Benjamin Duncan? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Did Benjamin move a lot? Did he emigrate from another country? Add Benjamin's last known location.

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Benjamin finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Benjamin attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Benjamin did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Benjamin Duncan is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Benjamin's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Benjamin's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Benjamin a religious man? Add Benjamin’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Benjamin during various points of his life.

Timeline

1915 - In the year that Benjamin Duncan was born, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

1948 - He was 33 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

1955 - Benjamin was 40 years old when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

1959 - By the time he was 44 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

1960 - In the year of Benjamin Duncan's passing, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

Benjamin Duncan Family Tree

Who was Benjamin’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Benjamin’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Benjamin's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Benjamin Duncan
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Benjamin's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Benjamin Duncan is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Benjamin Duncan passed away in August 1960 at 44 years old. There is no known cause of death. He was born on September 17, 1915. There is no information about Benjamin's family or relationships.

Memories

What do you remember about Benjamin Duncan? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Benjamin is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Benjamin Duncan

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources