Morgan Kent (1886 - 1970)

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Bangor, Northampton County, Pennsylvania

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Kevern Gordon Kent family

Kevern Gordon Kent family

Kevern Gordon Kent family

Kevern Gordon Kent family

Kevern Gordon Kent Family

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Kevern Gordon Kent

Kevern Gordon Kent

Indian bakery at Carlisle, PA

Indian bakery at Carlisle, PA

Atlantic City postcard

Atlantic City postcard

Atholton School - Class of 1964

Atholton School - Class of 1964

Axel and Kate Kent Norlund

Axel and Kate Kent Norlund

Pat Kent, Ohio, 1948

Pat Kent, Ohio, 1948

Norman Kent  & Bobby Kent ('Lil Rascals)

Norman Kent & Bobby Kent ('Lil Rascals)

San Francisco Basketball

San Francisco Basketball

Howard Erlenheim, Lowell High 1933 School Movers & Shakers

Howard Erlenheim, Lowell High 1933 School Movers & Shakers

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1886 - In the year that Morgan Kent was born, on February 14th, the first train left Los Angeles for the East -by the way of the transcontinental railroad - with a cargo of oranges. Due to irrigation and the import of water, Los Angeles was the ideal place to grow oranges - which became a popular addition to Christmas stockings.

1941 - He was 55 years old when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

1943 - By the time he was 57 years old, on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

1969 - When he was 83 years old, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

1970 - In the year of Morgan Kent's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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Morgan Kent died in January 1970 at age 83. No cause of death has been entered for Morgan. He was born on December 12, 1886. There is no information about Morgan's surviving family. We know that Morgan Kent had been residing in Bangor, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

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