Charles Kyle (1921 - 1984)

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Kelseyville, Lake County, California

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Lana M Kyle

Lana M Kyle

Lana M Kyle

Lana M Kyle

Katherine (Kyle) Timmons

Katherine (Kyle) Timmons

Tessie Mae Kyle

Tessie Mae Kyle

Pigeon Key Class photo 1923

Pigeon Key Class photo 1923

Katherine E. Timmons (Kyle)

Katherine E. Timmons (Kyle)

Siblings of Tessie Kyle-Frentzel

Siblings of Tessie Kyle-Frentzel

TESSIE MAE KYLE (FRENTZEL)

TESSIE MAE KYLE (FRENTZEL)

Ture & Nancy (Kyle) Jokipii, New York 1987

Ture & Nancy (Kyle) Jokipii, New York 1987

Ture & Nancy (Kyle) Jokipii, New York July 1987

Ture & Nancy (Kyle) Jokipii, New York July 1987

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Photo Of Older Brother Kyle Anthony Clifton

Photo Of Older Brother Kyle Anthony Clifton

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Lana M Kyle Lana M Kyle Katherine (Kyle) Timmons Tessie Mae Kyle

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1921 - In the year that Charles Kyle was born, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

1925 - When he was merely 4 years old, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

1934 - Charles was only 13 years old when on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

1973 - When he was 52 years old, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

1984 - In the year of Charles Kyle's passing, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

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Charles Kyle died in September 1984 at 63 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on April 9, 1921. We are unaware of information about Charles's family. We know that Charles Kyle had been residing in Kelseyville, Lake County, California.

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