Joseph King

(1912 - 1945)

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Joseph King
1912 - 1945
Born
c. 1912
Death
March 24, 1945
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Joseph King was born c. 1912. He died on March 24, 1945 at 33 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 53. B. 2. in Germany
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Service number: 14227752
Rank: Private
Regiment: Pioneer Corps
Unit/ship/squadron: 44 Coy.
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Joseph King died on March 24, 1945 at 33 years of age. He was buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 53. B. 2., Germany. He was born c. 1912. There is no information about Joseph's immediate family.

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In 1912, in the year that Joseph King was born, in October, former President Theodore Roosevelt was shot, but not killed, while campaigning for another term as President with the newly created Bull Moose (Progressive) Party. John Schrank was a Bavarian-born saloon-keeper from New York who had been stalking Roosevelt when he shot him just before a campaign speech. Shot in the chest (and showing the audience his bloody shirt), Roosevelt went on to give a 55 to 90 minute talk (reports vary on the length) before being treated for the injury. After 8 days in the hospital, Roosevelt went back on the campaign trail.

In 1925, when he was merely 13 years old, in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1929, he was 17 years old when on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1935, when he was 23 years old, the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1945, in the year of Joseph King's passing, on March 12th, a riot erupted at a Japanese internment camp in Santa Fe New Mexico. Two days earlier, white shirts with the Rising Sun on the back had been confiscated and the prisoners objected. Three leaders of the protest were removed and sent to another camp. Guards at the Santa Fe camp were armed with submachine guns, shotguns, and gun masks. On the morning of the 12th, prisoners began throwing rocks at the guards. When the "rioters" wouldn't disperse, the guards were ordered to use tear gas and batons. Four men were badly injured as a result.

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c. 1884 - Mar 20, 1941 1884 - 1941
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c. 1903 - Dec 4, 1943 1903 - 1943
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c. 1884 - Aug 9, 1916 1884 - 1916
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c. 1921 - Jun 28, 1944 1921 - 1944
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c. 1912 - Jul 31, 1943 1912 - 1943
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c. 1881 - Nov 22, 1917 1881 - 1917
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c. 1898 - Apr 9, 1917 1898 - 1917
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c. 1893 - Sep 29, 1915 1893 - 1915

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c. 1891 - Dec 4, 1939 1891 - 1939
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c. 1924 - Oct 24, 1944 1924 - 1944
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c. 1917 - Sep 15, 1944 1917 - 1944
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c. 1920 - May 31, 1940 1920 - 1940
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c. 1891 - Jun 9, 1917 1891 - 1917
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c. 1874 - Apr 16, 1941 1874 - 1941
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c. 1883 - Nov 18, 1914 1883 - 1914
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c. 1894 - Jul 1, 1916 1894 - 1916
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c. 1893 - Sep 29, 1915 1893 - 1915
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c. 1898 - Apr 9, 1917 1898 - 1917
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c. 1881 - Nov 22, 1917 1881 - 1917
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Unknown - Apr 3, 1943 ? - 1943
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c. 1912 - Jul 31, 1943 1912 - 1943
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c. 1921 - Jun 28, 1944 1921 - 1944
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Unknown - Jan 25, 1915 ? - 1915
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c. 1872 - Nov 18, 1916 1872 - 1916
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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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c. 1925 - Mar 24, 1945 1925 - 1945
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Unknown - Sep 15, 1916 ? - 1916
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c. 1891 - Dec 4, 1939 1891 - 1939
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c. 1924 - Oct 24, 1944 1924 - 1944
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c. 1917 - Sep 15, 1944 1917 - 1944
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c. 1920 - May 31, 1940 1920 - 1940
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c. 1891 - Jun 9, 1917 1891 - 1917
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c. 1874 - Apr 16, 1941 1874 - 1941
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c. 1883 - Nov 18, 1914 1883 - 1914
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c. 1894 - Jul 1, 1916 1894 - 1916
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c. 1893 - Sep 29, 1915 1893 - 1915
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c. 1898 - Apr 9, 1917 1898 - 1917
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c. 1881 - Nov 22, 1917 1881 - 1917
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Unknown - Apr 3, 1943 ? - 1943
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c. 1912 - Jul 31, 1943 1912 - 1943
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c. 1921 - Jun 28, 1944 1921 - 1944
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Unknown - Jan 25, 1915 ? - 1915
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c. 1872 - Nov 18, 1916 1872 - 1916
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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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