Richard Lander King

(1922 - 1942)

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Richard Lander King
1922 - 1942
Born
c. 1922
Death
December 2, 1942
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Richard Lander King was born c. 1922. He died on December 2, 1942 at 20 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Richard Lander King
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Runnymede Memorial Panel 67. in United Kingdom
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Service number: 119570
Rank: Flying Officer
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit/ship/squadron: 122 Sqdn.
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Richard Lander King passed away on December 2, 1942 at 20 years of age. He was buried in Runnymede Memorial Panel 67., United Kingdom. He was born c. 1922. We are unaware of information about Richard's immediate family.

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In 1922, in the year that Richard Lander King was born, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

In 1930, at the age of only 8 years old, Richard was alive when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1931, Richard was just 9 years old when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1942, in the year of Richard Lander King's passing, on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

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