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Grandis King (1895 - 1970)

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Grandis King
1895 - 1970
Born
November 3, 1895
Death
April 1970
Last Known Residence
Union Pier, Berrien County, Michigan 49129
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Grandis King of Union Pier, Berrien County, Michigan was born on November 3, 1895, and died at age 74 years old in April 1970.
Updated: November 8, 2011
Biography ID: 69641886

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Grandis King passed away at age 74 years old in April 1970. Grandis King of Union Pier, Berrien County, Michigan was born on November 3, 1895.

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Grandis King lived 3 years longer than the average King family member when they died at the age of 74.
The average age of a King family member is 71.
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1895 - 1970 World Events

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In 1895, in the year that Grandis King was born, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1927, this person was 32 years old when in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1943, Grandis was 48 years old when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1953, Grandis was 58 years old when on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1970, in the year of Grandis King's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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