Edward C Kiepke (1925 - 1976)

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Edward C Kiepke
1925 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Edward C Kiepke was born on January 31, 1925. He died on March 1, 1976 at 51 years old.


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Willamette National Cemetery Section A Site 3920, 11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, in Portland, Oregon 97086



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Rank attained: CPL
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Edward C Kiepke died on March 1, 1976 at 51 years old. He was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section A Site 3920, Portland, Oregon. He was born on January 31, 1925. We are unaware of information about Edward's surviving family.
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In 1925, in the year that Edward C Kiepke was born, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1938, by the time he was just 13 years old, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1948, Edward was 23 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.

In 1962, by the time he was 37 years old, on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

In 1976, in the year of Edward C Kiepke's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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Dorothy Kiepke
Apr 12, 1915 - Dec 23, 1997
Hillsboro, OR
Elvin Kiepke
Mar 24, 1919 - October 1976
Luella Marie Kiepke
Apr 2, 1923 - Feb 23, 2011
Hillsboro, Oregon
Betty M Kiepke
Aug 1, 1927 - Mar 5, 1999
Toledo, OR
Arthur Hugh Kiepke
Sep 9, 1919 - Jul 13, 1984
Mobridge, SD
Pauline Mina Kiepke
Oct 24, 1936 - Sep 1, 2007
San Leandro, California
Angelina Kiepke
Apr 7, 1908 - Mar 20, 1990
Oakland, CA
Ernest Kiepke
Nov 8, 1906 - May 15, 1997
San Leandro, CA
Elmer A Kiepke
Aug 19, 1908 - Feb 4, 1993
Plainview, NE
Leslie A. Kiepke
Born: around 1949
Margaret C. (Taylor) Kiepke
Born: around 1953
Martin E. Kiepke
Born: around 1946
Cheryl L. (Johnson) Kiepke
Born: around 1951
Kristopher L. Kiepke
Born: around 1975
Mary K. (Williams) Kiepke
Born: around 1977
Arnold H Kiepke
Born: around 1923
South Dakota, United States
Edgar H Kiepke
Born: around 1909
Oregon, United States

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