Morley Martin King

(1922 - 1945)

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Morley Martin King
1922 - 1945
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c. 1922
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May 24, 1945
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Morley Martin King was born c. 1922. He died on May 24, 1945 at 23 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery Iv. A. 12. in Netherlands
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Service number: l/106760
Rank: Sapper
Regiment: Royal Canadian Engineers
Unit/ship/squadron: 2 Pile Driving Platoon
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Morley Martin King died on May 24, 1945 at age 23. He was buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery Iv. A. 12., Netherlands. He was born c. 1922. We are unaware of information about Morley's immediate family.

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In 1922, in the year that Morley Martin King was born, on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1930, he was only 8 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 1931, he was only 9 years old when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1945, in the year of Morley Martin King's passing, on April 12th, President Franklin D. Roosevelt died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Warm Springs, Georgia. At 1p, he was sitting for a portrait when he complained that he had a "terrific pain" in the back of his head and collapsed. A doctor was summoned and the doctor gave him a shot of adrenaline into his heart. It didn't help and he was pronounced dead at 3:30 p.m. A slow moving train took him back to Washington D.C. while thousands of mourners lined the tracks. He was buried at his home in Hyde Park, New York.

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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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