Gloria Mae (Paulson) Kenyon (1926 - 1994)

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Gloria Mae (Paulson) Kenyon
1926 - 1994
updated August 05, 2019
Gloria Mae (Paulson) Kenyon, mother to 2 children, was born on October 3, 1926 in Portland, Oregon. She was born into the Paulson family and married into the Kenyon family. She married Loyd Laine Kenyon in February 1951 and they later divorced in 1973. They gave birth to Linda Mae Young and June Carol Kenyon. Gloria died on December 1, 1994 in Portland, Oregon at 68 years old.

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Most Commonly Known Name

Gloria Mae (Paulson) Kenyon

First name

Gloria

Middle name

Mae

Maiden name

Paulson

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gloria Mae Knight (Paulson)

Gender

Female

Birth

Gloria Kenyon was born on in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon United States

Death

Gloria Kenyon died on in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon United States

Cause of death

colon and lung cancer

Burial / Funeral

My mother was cremated and her ashes were scattered on the top of Angels Rest, in Corbett, Multnomah County, Oregon USA

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

Scandinavian

Nationality & Locations Lived

United States

Religion

non

Last Known Residence

Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon United States

Education

Milwaukie High School, some college credits from Portland State University

Professions

caseworker for adult welfare services, for the state Oregon

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Gloria Mae (Paulson) Kenyon & Loyd Laine Kenyon

February 1951 - 1973
Cause of Separation: Divorce
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Spouse:

Loyd Laine Kenyon
Oct 11, 1921 - Dec 11, 1993
Clackamas, OR

Children:

Linda Mae Young
Mar 9, 1948 - Oct 5, 2004
Portland, OR, United States

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Gloria Mae (Paulson) Kenyon, mother to 2 children, died on December 1, 1994 in Portland, Oregon at age 68. She was buried in My mother was cremated and her ashes were scattered on the top of Angels Rest, Corbett, Oregon USA. Gloria was born on October 3, 1926 in Portland, Oregon. She married Loyd Laine Kenyon in February 1951 and they later divorced in 1973. They gave birth to Linda Mae Young and June Carol Kenyon.
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1926 - 1994 World Events

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In 1926, in the year that Gloria Mae (Paulson) Kenyon was born, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1931, by the time she was merely 5 years old, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1962, Gloria was 36 years old when 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 1974, she was 48 years old when on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1994, in the year of Gloria Mae (Paulson) Kenyon's passing, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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