Kenton Smith (1902 - 1968)

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Kenton Smith
1902 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
Kenton Smith was born on November 25, 1902. He died in July 1968 at 65 years of age. We know that Kenton Smith had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90057.


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Kenton Smith died in July 1968 at 65 years of age. He was born on November 25, 1902. We are unaware of information about Kenton's family. We know that Kenton Smith had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90057.
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1902 - 1968 World Events

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In 1902, in the year that Kenton Smith was born, the modern air conditioner was invented by Willis H. Carrier. The company that he worked for needed to find a way to control humidity and by solving this problem, Carrier created a system that could be used for cooling the rooms of a house. The Sun Belt thanks him!

In 1923, Kenton was 21 years old when on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

In 1942, when he was 40 years old, due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1953, at the age of 51 years old, Kenton was alive when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1968, in the year of Kenton Smith's passing, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

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Mar 28, 1894 - October 1979
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Dec 7, 1891 - May 1965
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Aug 5, 1918 - November 1973
Christine Smith
Sep 15, 1904 - July 1976
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William Smith
Feb 8, 1903 - September 1978
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