Joseph King

(1920 - 1940)

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Joseph King
1920 - 1940
Born
c. 1920
Death
May 31, 1940
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Joseph King was born c. 1920. He died on May 31, 1940 at 20 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Joseph King
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Veurne Communal Cemetery Extension B. 10. in Belgium
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Service number: 3856114
Rank: Guardsman
Regiment: Coldstream Guards
Unit/ship/squadron: 1st Bn.
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Joseph King died on May 31, 1940 at 20 years old. He was buried in Veurne Communal Cemetery Extension B. 10., Belgium. He was born c. 1920. We have no information about Joseph's family.

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In 1920, in the year that Joseph King was born, the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

In 1930, he was only 10 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1931, when he was merely 11 years old, on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1940, in the year of Joseph King's passing, on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

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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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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. 1908 - Jul 26, 1942 1908 - 1942
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c. 1903 - Dec 4, 1943 1903 - 1943
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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. 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
Bio
c. 1884 - Aug 9, 1916 1884 - 1916
Bio
Unknown - Feb 23, 1918 ? - 1918
Bio
c. 1908 - Jul 26, 1942 1908 - 1942
Bio
c. 1903 - Dec 4, 1943 1903 - 1943
Bio
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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