Gaylord King (1908 - 1978)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

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

Gaylord King Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Gaylord King and his immediate King family. Add to Gaylord King'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 Gaylord.

Burial / Funeral

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

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Florida

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

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

Professions

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

Military Service

It is unknown if Gaylord King is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Gaylord's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Gaylord's nationality.

Religion

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

Gender

Male

Family Photos

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

Timeline

1908 - In the year that Gaylord King was born, President Theodore Roosevelt held the White House Conservation Conference, which lead to the establishment of the National Conservation Commission. Preparing the first inventory of the United State's natural resources, the commission was divided into four parts: water, forests, lands, and minerals.

1910 - By the time he was just 2 years old, the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. U.S. publisher W.D. Boyce was visiting England when he became lost in the London fog. An unknown Boy Scout helped him find his way out, declining a tip (he said that he was a Boy Scout and was doing his good deed for the day). Boyce was so impressed that he incorporated the Boy Scouts of America when he returned home. Its purpose was "to teach boys patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values."

1917 - By the time he was just 9 years old, the U.S. Virgin Islands were purchased from Denmark in January. While they are U.S. citizens, Virgin Islanders are ineligible to vote for the President of the United States.

1935 - Gaylord was 27 years old when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

1978 - In the year of Gaylord King's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

Gaylord King Family Tree

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

Gaylord's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Gaylord King
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

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

Obituary

This obit of Gaylord King 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.

Gaylord King passed away in April 1978 at age 69. There is no listed cause of death for Gaylord. He was born on June 27, 1908. We are unaware of information about Gaylord's family or relationships. We know that Gaylord King had been residing in Florida.

Memories

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

Write a comment

Other Records of Gaylord King

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources