Kenneth Henry King

(1923 - 1944)

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Kenneth Henry King
1923 - 1944
Born
c. 1923
Death
October 31, 1944
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Kenneth Henry King was born c. 1923. He died on October 31, 1944 at 21 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Kenneth Henry King
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Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 31. F. 7. in Germany
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Service number: 149202
Rank: Flying Officer
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit/ship/squadron: 128 Sqdn.
Honors/awards: D F C
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Kenneth Henry King died on October 31, 1944 at 21 years old. He was buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 31. F. 7., Germany. He was born c. 1923. There is no information about Kenneth's immediate family.

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In 1923, in the year that Kenneth Henry King was born, Harlem's Cotton Club opened in New York City. Owned by a bootlegger and gangster, it was a 700 seat speakeasy that catered to a "white only" clientele. But most of the entertainers were African-American and featured some of the best entertainers of the time such as Lena Horne, the Nicholas Brothers, Ethel Waters, and Cab Calloway.

In 1930, at the age of merely 7 years old, Kenneth was alive when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1944, in the year of Kenneth Henry 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. 1925 - Feb 2, 1945 1925 - 1945
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Unknown - Aug 15, 1915 ? - 1915
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c. 1919 - Jun 10, 1944 1919 - 1944
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c. 1888 - May 15, 1918 1888 - 1918
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Unknown - Jan 25, 1944 ? - 1944
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c. 1897 - Aug 26, 1916 1897 - 1916
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c. 1897 - Jul 30, 1918 1897 - 1918
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c. 1913 - Oct 27, 1942 1913 - 1942
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c. 1915 - Oct 10, 1944 1915 - 1944
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c. 1880 - Sep 25, 1918 1880 - 1918
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c. 1924 - Nov 26, 1943 1924 - 1943
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c. 1884 - Aug 21, 1944 1884 - 1944
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Unknown - Sep 14, 1916 ? - 1916
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c. 1897 - Jun 3, 1917 1897 - 1917
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Unknown - Nov 3, 1916 ? - 1916
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Unknown - Nov 20, 1917 ? - 1917
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Unknown - Nov 6, 1917 ? - 1917
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Unknown - Mar 12, 1915 ? - 1915
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Unknown - Sep 14, 1916 ? - 1916
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Unknown - Apr 21, 1917 ? - 1917
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