Joseph Henry King

(1872 - 1916)

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Joseph Henry King
1872 - 1916
Born
c. 1872
Death
November 18, 1916
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Joseph Henry King was born c. 1872. He died on November 18, 1916 at 44 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Vimy Memorial in France
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Rank: Captain
Regiment: Canadian Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: 54th Bn.
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Joseph Henry King died on November 18, 1916 at 44 years of age. He was buried in Vimy Memorial, France. He was born c. 1872. We have no information about Joseph's immediate family.

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In 1872, in the year that Joseph Henry King was born, on May 10th, Victoria Woodhull became the first woman to be nominated for President of the United States. She was too young to qualify for President - a year under the minimum age, 35 - and women couldn't vote but she was nominated by the Equal Rights Party, which supported equal rights and suffrage for women. She didn't appear on the official ballot.

In 1883, he was only 11 years old when on May 24th, the Brooklyn Bridge - one of the oldest bridges in the US - was opened to traffic. Bridge construction began in 1869 and took 14 years to complete.

In 1894, he was 22 years old when large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1901, when he was 29 years old, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

In 1916, in the year of Joseph Henry King's passing, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

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c. 1923 - Sep 18, 1944 1923 - 1944
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c. 1884 - Aug 9, 1916 1884 - 1916
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Unknown - Feb 23, 1918 ? - 1918
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c. 1908 - Jul 26, 1942 1908 - 1942
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c. 1903 - Dec 4, 1943 1903 - 1943
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Unknown - Feb 15, 1944 ? - 1944
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c. 1895 - Mar 24, 1918 1895 - 1918
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c. 1925 - Mar 22, 1944 1925 - 1944
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c. 1884 - Mar 20, 1941 1884 - 1941
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c. 1916 - May 24, 1943 1916 - 1943
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c. 1888 - Apr 20, 1917 1888 - 1917
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c. 1893 - May 1, 1917 1893 - 1917
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c. 1918 - Apr 25, 1942 1918 - 1942
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c. 1926 - Jan 26, 1945 1926 - 1945
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c. 1884 - Oct 4, 1941 1884 - 1941
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c. 1893 - Jun 12, 1942 1893 - 1942
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c. 1920 - Aug 30, 1942 1920 - 1942
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c. 1924 - May 17, 1944 1924 - 1944
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c. 1919 - Dec 11, 1942 1919 - 1942
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