Joseph King

(1924 - 1944)

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Joseph King
1924 - 1944
Born
c. 1924
Death
October 24, 1944
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Joseph King was born c. 1924. He died on October 24, 1944 at 20 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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'14337319' Manchester (philips Park) Cemetery in 98 Lt. A.a. Regt."
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Service number: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment: Royal Artillery
Unit/ship/squadron: 305 Bty.
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Joseph King passed away on October 24, 1944 at 20 years old. He was buried in '14337319' Manchester (philips Park) Cemetery, 98 Lt. A.a. Regt.". He was born c. 1924. There is no information about Joseph's immediate family.

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In 1924, in the year that Joseph King was born, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1930, by the time he was just 6 years old, 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 1932, Joseph was only 8 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1944, in the year of Joseph King's passing, on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

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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. 1908 - Jul 26, 1942 1908 - 1942
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c. 1903 - Dec 4, 1943 1903 - 1943
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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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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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