Richard Reuben King

(1897 - 1918)

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Richard Reuben King
1897 - 1918
Born
c. 1897
Death
July 27, 1918
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Richard Reuben King was born c. 1897. He died on July 27, 1918 at age 21.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Richard Reuben King
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Vauxbuin French National Cemetery Iv. A. 9. in France
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Service number: t/202051
Rank: Private
Regiment: The Queen's (royal West Surrey Regiment)
Unit/ship/squadron: (t/4460). 2nd/4th Bn.
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Richard Reuben King died on July 27, 1918 at 21 years old. He was buried in Vauxbuin French National Cemetery Iv. A. 9., France. He was born c. 1897. There is no information about Richard's immediate family.

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In 1897, in the year that Richard Reuben King was born, on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

In 1900, by the time he was just 3 years old, when Floradora opened on Broadway. A huge success in London - opening in 1899 and running for 455 performances - the musical was even more successful in New York - running for 552 performances. The "Floradora girls" were the hit of the show - a "sextette of tall, gorgeous damsels, clad in pink walking costumes, black picture hats and carrying frilly parasols who swished onto the stage and captivated New York for no other reason than they were utterly stunning" ("tall and gorgeous" translated to 5'4"). A sensation, each Floradora girl was said to have married a millionaire.

In 1903, Richard was only 6 years old when two brothers, Orville and Wilbur Wright, flew the first powered heavier-than-air plane. They flew 4 times in one day - the longest flight lasting 59 seconds and a little over 852 feet. While the brothers had notified several newspapers of their attempt, only one - a local paper - covered it. After their 4th flight, a gust of wind caught the plane, turned it over, and totaled it.

In 1918, in the year of Richard Reuben King's passing, in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

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