Minnie King

(1889 - 1944)

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Minnie King
1889 - 1944
Born
c. 1889
Death
July 31, 1944
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Minnie King was born c. 1889. She died on July 31, 1944 at 55 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Harrow Urban District in Civilian War Dead
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Minnie King died on July 31, 1944 at age 55. She was buried in Harrow Urban District, Civilian War Dead. She was born c. 1889. We are unaware of information about Minnie's surviving family.

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In 1889, in the year that Minnie King was born, on January 15th, the Coca-Cola Company was incorporated - originally as the "Pemberton Medicine Company". The Coca-Cola drink was originally created by John Stith Pemberton, first as a patent medicine and then as a soda fountain drink. Pemberton had sold the company in 1888, shortly before he died.

In 1894, she was merely 5 years old when large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1902, she was merely 13 years old when about 150 thousand United Mine Workers went on strike in eastern Pennsylvania for a wage increase and more suitable hours. They eventually got a 10% raise and their workday was reduced from 10 hours to 9. Because winter was coming and most people at the time heated their homes with coal, President Teddy Roosevelt arbitrated between the owners and the workers - the first time that the Federal government arbitrated in a strike.

In 1910, by the time she was 21 years old, the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. U.S. publisher W.D. Boyce was visiting England when he became lost in the London fog. An unknown Boy Scout helped him find his way out, declining a tip (he said that he was a Boy Scout and was doing his good deed for the day). Boyce was so impressed that he incorporated the Boy Scouts of America when he returned home. Its purpose was "to teach boys patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values."

In 1944, in the year of Minnie King's passing, on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

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c. 1876 - Nov 29, 1940 1876 - 1940
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c. 1921 - Jul 11, 1944 1921 - 1944
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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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Unknown - Sep 27, 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. 1921 - Jun 7, 1942 1921 - 1942
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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. 1858 - Jun 10, 1919 1858 - 1919
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Unknown - Jun 7, 1917 ? - 1917
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