Kenneth Cole Malpus (1919 - 2002)

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Kenneth Cole Malpus
1919 - 2002
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August 6, 1919
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August 5, 2002
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Sitka, Sitka County, Alaska 99835
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Kenneth Cole Malpus was born on August 6, 1919. He died on August 5, 2002 at 82 years of age. We know that Kenneth Cole Malpus had been residing in Sitka, Sitka County, Alaska 99835.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Sitka National Cemetery Section 3 Site 15 803 Sawmill Creek Road, in Sitka, Alaska 99835
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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: LCDR
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii, Korea

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Kenneth Cole Malpus passed away on August 5, 2002 at 82 years old. He was buried in Sitka National Cemetery Section 3 Site 15, Sitka, Alaska. He was born on August 6, 1919. We have no information about Kenneth's family.

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In 1919, in the year that Kenneth Cole Malpus was born, in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

In 1929, Kenneth was only 10 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 1938, at the age of 19 years old, Kenneth was alive 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."

In 1943, at the age of 24 years old, Kenneth was alive when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1950, Kenneth was 31 years old when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

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