Kenneth Vorp (1921 - 1951)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Kenneth Vorp’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Kenneth so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Kenneth’s biography.

Kenneth Vorp Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Kenneth Vorp and his immediate Vorp family. Add to Kenneth Vorp's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Kenneth.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Kenneth Vorp? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Did Kenneth move a lot? Did he emigrate from another country? Add Kenneth's last known location.

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Kenneth finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Kenneth attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Kenneth did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Kenneth Vorp is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Kenneth's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Kenneth's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Kenneth a religious man? Add Kenneth’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Kenneth during various points of his life.

Timeline

1921 - In the year that Kenneth Vorp was born, on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

1931 - Kenneth was merely 10 years old when 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.

1937 - He was 16 years old when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

1943 - He was 22 years old 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.

1951 - In the year of Kenneth Vorp's passing, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

Kenneth Vorp Family Tree

Who was Kenneth’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Kenneth’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Kenneth's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Kenneth Vorp
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Kenneth's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Kenneth Vorp is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Kenneth Vorp passed away in November 1951 at 30 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Kenneth. He was born on May 3, 1921. There is no information about Kenneth's family.

Memories

What do you remember about Kenneth Vorp? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Kenneth is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Kenneth Vorp

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources