Linnie Kirk (1888 - 1968)

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Yakima, Yakima County, Washington

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Serge Obolensky and Phyllis Kirk

Serge Obolensky and Phyllis Kirk

Suzanna Kay Kirk

Suzanna Kay Kirk

Devin Allen Kirk family

Devin Allen Kirk family

Devin Allen Kirk

Devin Allen Kirk

Nancy, Frank, Sharon, & Valerie Porter, MI 1962

Nancy, Frank, Sharon, & Valerie Porter, MI 1962

Oliver Kirk, American boxer

Oliver Kirk, American boxer

Roland Kincade, 1942 Fresno Technical High School

Roland Kincade, 1942 Fresno Technical High School

The Mickey Mouse Club 1950's

The Mickey Mouse Club 1950's

home with my  boxer dog

home with my boxer dog

Melvin Kirk, Sr

Melvin Kirk, Sr

john  at  girlfriends grandaughter wedding

john at girlfriends grandaughter wedding

My Grandmother, Euna Brownlow Denton, Illness

My Grandmother, Euna Brownlow Denton, Illness

1940's Picture of my Mom with her Aunt and Uncle

1940's Picture of my Mom with her Aunt and Uncle

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Brownlow Working Men in Snow Serge Obolensky and Phyllis Kirk Suzanna Kay Kirk Devin Allen Kirk family

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1888 - In the year that Linnie Kirk was born, on August 7th, the body of a prostitute was found in the Whitechapel section of London. Martha Tabram had been stabbed 39 times - a possible but not confirmed victim of Jack the Ripper. On August 31st, the body of Mary Ann Nichols was found - stabbed and mutilated. On September 8th, the body of Annie Chapman was found - throat slit and disemboweled. On September 30th, Elizabeth Stride, also a prostitute in Whitechapel, was found dead from a slit throat. Within an hour, another body was discovered - Catherine Eddowes'. She was far more savagely murdered and it is thought that the Ripper had more time with her. Then, on November 9th, the body of prostitute Mary Jane Kelly was found in a boarding room in Whitechapel. Considered to be the probable fifth, and last, of Jack the Ripper's victims, Kelly's was the most savage of his murders.

1922 - By the time she was 34 years old, on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

1963 - She was 75 years old when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

1967 - By the time she was 79 years old, on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

1968 - In the year of Linnie Kirk'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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Linnie Kirk died in February 1968 at 79 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Linnie. She was born on February 22, 1888. There is no information about Linnie's family. We know that Linnie Kirk had been residing in Yakima, Yakima County, Washington.

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