Kenneth Potter (1912 - 1984)

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Kenneth Potter
1912 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Kenneth Potter was born on June 11, 1912. He died in July 1984 at 72 years old. We know that Kenneth Potter had been residing in Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon 97330.


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Kenneth Potter passed away in July 1984 at age 72. He was born on June 11, 1912. We are unaware of information about Kenneth's surviving family. We know that Kenneth Potter had been residing in Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon 97330.
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In 1912, in the year that Kenneth Potter was born, the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

In 1938, Kenneth was 26 years old when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1959, by the time he was 47 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1969, when he was 57 years old, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1984, in the year of Kenneth Potter's passing, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

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around 1919 - Apr 26, 1941
Kenneth Owen Potter
around 1909 - May 21, 1940
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around 1919 - Oct 6, 1940
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Kenneth Potter
Born: around 1924
New York, United States
Kenneth F Potter
Born: around 1927
California, United States
Kenneth Potter
Born: around 1911
Washington, United States
Kenneth J Potter
Born: around 1921
Washington, United States
Kenneth F Potter
Born: around 1906
California, United States
Kenneth L Potter
Born: around 1926
Minnesota, United States
Kenneth C Potter
Born: around 1923
Missouri, United States
Kenneth A Potter
Born: around 1914
Illinois, United States
Kenneth A Potter
Born: around 1922
Michigan, United States
Kenneth E Potter
Born: around 1923
United States
Kenneth H Potter
Born: around 1916
Ohio, United States
Kenneth R Potter
Born: around 1925
Tennessee, United States
Kenneth S Potter
Born: around 1922
Alabama, United States
Kenneth E Potter
Born: around 1922
Indiana, United States
Kenneth F Potter
Born: around 1924
Pennsylvania, United States

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Jane G Potter
Jun 8, 1916 - Dec 6, 2005
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Dorothy B Potter
Dec 10, 1906 - Oct 5, 1996
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Jan 16, 1885 - March 1973
Greeley, Colorado
Bessie Potter
May 23, 1910 - November 1972
Colville, Washington
Alvin L Potter
Feb 11, 1912 - Jun 8, 1989
Modesto, CA
Ralph Potter
Oct 22, 1908 - Jul 3, 1996
Dallas, OR
Charlie G Potter
Nov 14, 1913 - Jan 19, 1994
Kennewick, WA
Thomas Potter
Nov 1, 1909 - August 1987
Mount Vernon, Washington
William Potter
Oct 27, 1911 - March 1971
Glen S Potter
Jul 15, 1924 - Aug 1, 1991
Dorothy G Potter
Sep 1, 1920 - Mar 26, 2002
Richland, WA
Ruby N Potter
Nov 10, 1921 - Jun 12, 1990
Walla Walla, WA
Delbert Potter
Mar 20, 1901 - May 1962
Helen R Potter
Apr 6, 1905 - December 1991
Seattle, WA
Norman Potter
Jul 6, 1929 - September 1974
Marvin L Potter
Mar 17, 1926 - May 23, 1993
Sumner, WA
Mary Rose G Potter
Feb 13, 1928 - Jan 1, 2005
Spokane, WA
Gertrude A Potter
Jun 26, 1903 - Mar 12, 1991
Colville, WA
Georgetta E Potter
Nov 9, 1926 - Nov 11, 1999
Walla Walla, WA

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