Michael King (1917 - 1940)

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Michael King
1917 - 1940
updated February 06, 2019
Michael King was born around 1917. He died on May 26, 1940 at age 23.

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Michael King Biography

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Michael King

First name

Michael

Middle name

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Gender

Male

Birth

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Death

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Cause of death

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Burial / Funeral

Lille Southern Cemetery Plot 6. Row A. Grave 4., in France

Obituary

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Military Service

Service number: 4452441
Rank: Private
Regiment: Durham Light Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: 9th Bn.

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Michael King passed away on May 26, 1940 at 23 years of age. He was buried in Lille Southern Cemetery Plot 6. Row A. Grave 4., France. He was born around 1917. We are unaware of information about Michael's immediate family.
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1917 - 1940 World Events

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In 1917, in the year that Michael King was born, on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

In 1929, he was merely 12 years old when on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1930, he was merely 13 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1934, he was 17 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1940, in the year of Michael King's passing, on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

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around 1923 - Jul 28, 1943
Michael Henry King
around 1924 - Aug 26, 1944
Michael Henham King
around 1918 - Nov 26, 1943
Michael Godfrey King
around 1919 - Nov 3, 1942
Michael King
around 1898 - May 7, 1915

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Michael King
around 1898 - May 7, 1915
Michael Godfrey King
around 1919 - Nov 3, 1942
Michael Henham King
around 1918 - Nov 26, 1943
Michael Henry King
around 1924 - Aug 26, 1944
Michael Rodney Warr King
around 1923 - Jul 28, 1943
Miles Henry King
around -61 -
Minnie King
around 1884 - Jul 11, 1944
Minnie King
around 1889 - Jul 31, 1944
Minnie King
around 1876 - Nov 29, 1940
Minnie Ellen King
around 1921 - Jul 11, 1944
Montague Vernon King
around 1917 - Feb 22, 1943
Morley Martin King
around 1922 - May 24, 1945
N King
Died: Sep 12, 1918
N King
Died: Sep 27, 1918
N T King
around 1897 - Apr 30, 1917
Nathaniel Walter Ryder King
around 1888 - Feb 21, 1915
Neil Danskine King
around 1921 - Jun 7, 1942
Neill Ernest King
around 1915 - Oct 28, 1942
Neville Adshade King
around 1898 - Sep 20, 1917
Neville Stuart King
around 1913 - Jul 8, 1942

Other Bios

Michael King
around 1898 - May 7, 1915
Michael Godfrey King
around 1919 - Nov 3, 1942
Michael Henham King
around 1918 - Nov 26, 1943
Michael Henry King
around 1924 - Aug 26, 1944
Michael Rodney Warr King
around 1923 - Jul 28, 1943
Miles Henry King
around -61 -
Minnie King
around 1884 - Jul 11, 1944
Minnie King
around 1889 - Jul 31, 1944
Minnie King
around 1876 - Nov 29, 1940
Minnie Ellen King
around 1921 - Jul 11, 1944
Montague Vernon King
around 1917 - Feb 22, 1943
Morley Martin King
around 1922 - May 24, 1945
N King
Died: Sep 12, 1918
N King
Died: Sep 27, 1918
N T King
around 1897 - Apr 30, 1917
Nathaniel Walter Ryder King
around 1888 - Feb 21, 1915
Neil Danskine King
around 1921 - Jun 7, 1942
Neill Ernest King
around 1915 - Oct 28, 1942
Neville Adshade King
around 1898 - Sep 20, 1917
Neville Stuart King
around 1913 - Jul 8, 1942
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