Richard Henry King

(1901 - 1940)

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Richard Henry King
1901 - 1940
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c. 1901
Death
December 3, 1940
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Richard Henry King was born c. 1901. He died on December 3, 1940 at age 39.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Richard Henry King died on December 3, 1940 at 39 years old. He was buried in Hammersmith Metropolitan Borough, Civilian War Dead. He was born c. 1901. There is no information about Richard's surviving family.

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In 1901, in the year that Richard Henry King was born, Edward VII succeeded Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria of England had become Queen in 1837 and reigned until her death in 1901. Her 63 year reign was the longest in history prior to Elizabeth II who recently broke her record. The time during which she led the country was known as the Victorian era and she presided over great changes in the United Kingdom, including the expansion of the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

In 1916, by the time he was only 15 years old, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1924, at the age of 23 years old, Richard was alive when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1936, he was 35 years old when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1940, in the year of Richard Henry King's passing, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

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c. 1895 - Nov 30, 1917 1895 - 1917
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c. 1922 - Dec 2, 1942 1922 - 1942
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c. 1914 - Feb 8, 1944 1914 - 1944
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c. 1897 - Jul 27, 1918 1897 - 1918
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c. 1904 - Jul 14, 1942 1904 - 1942
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