Joseph Carl Darby Jr (1923 - 2007)

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Burial / Funeral

Tahoma National Cemetery
Section 26 Site 1382,
18600 Se 240th St, Kent, Wa

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Last Known Residence

Renton, King County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Army Air Forces
Rank attained: TSGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Carl

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1923 - In the year that Joseph Carl Darby Jr was born, the A.C. Nielsen Company was founded in Chicago. It provided an audience measurement system that could provide radio station owners with information on their listeners and the popularity of their shows. Later, the Nielsen company became the basis for the fate of television programs.

1938 - He was merely 15 years old when 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."

1945 - He was 22 years old when on May 8th, World War II in Europe ended when Germany surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week before.

1987 - At the age of 64 years old, Joseph was alive when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

1995 - At the age of 72 years old, Joseph was alive when on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

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Joseph Carl Darby Jr passed away on October 26, 2007 at age 84. There is no listed cause of death for Joseph. He was buried in Tahoma National Cemetery Section 26 Site 1382, Kent, Wa. He was born on June 29, 1923. We are unaware of information about Joseph's immediate family. We know that Joseph Carl Darby Jr had been residing in Renton, King County, Washington.

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