Minnie Ellen King

(1921 - 1944)

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Minnie Ellen King
1921 - 1944
Born
c. 1921
Death
July 11, 1944
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Minnie Ellen King was born c. 1921. She died on July 11, 1944 at age 23.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Minnie Ellen King
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Lewisham Metropolitan Borough in Civilian War Dead
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Minnie Ellen King died on July 11, 1944 at age 23. She was buried in Lewisham Metropolitan Borough, Civilian War Dead. She was born c. 1921. There is no information about Minnie's immediate family.

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In 1921, in the year that Minnie Ellen King was born, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

In 1930, Minnie was just 9 years old when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1933, by the time she was only 12 years old, the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

In 1944, in the year of Minnie Ellen King's passing, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

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c. 1917 - Feb 22, 1943 1917 - 1943
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c. 1922 - May 24, 1945 1922 - 1945
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Unknown - Sep 12, 1918 ? - 1918
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c. 1897 - Apr 30, 1917 1897 - 1917
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c. 1888 - Feb 21, 1915 1888 - 1915
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c. 1915 - Oct 28, 1942 1915 - 1942
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c. 1898 - Sep 20, 1917 1898 - 1917
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c. 1913 - Jul 8, 1942 1913 - 1942
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c. 1916 - Jan 21, 1944 1916 - 1944
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c. 1895 - Aug 14, 1917 1895 - 1917
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c. 1875 - Oct 15, 1914 1875 - 1914
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c. 1914 - Oct 18, 1944 1914 - 1944
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c. 1920 - Nov 25, 1943 1920 - 1943
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c. 1888 - May 25, 1917 1888 - 1917
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c. 1904 - Mar 19, 1941 1904 - 1941
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