Robert Samuel King

(1922 - 1943)

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Robert Samuel King
1922 - 1943
Born
January 1, 1922
Death
April 20, 1943
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Robert Samuel King was born on January 1, 1922. He died on April 20, 1943 at 21 years of age.
Updated: September 09, 2019
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Robert Samuel King
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Ft. Custer National Cemetery Section MA Site 16 Dickman Road - No. Entrance Svc Maintenance Bldg, in Augusta, Michigan 49012
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Service number: 409146
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Regiment: Royal Australian Air Force
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Robert Samuel King passed away on April 20, 1943 at age 21. He was buried in Ft. Custer National Cemetery Section MA Site 16, Augusta, Michigan. He was born on January 1, 1922. We are unaware of information about Robert's immediate family.

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In 1922, in the year that Robert Samuel King was born, on November 4th, British Egyptologists George Carnarvon and Howard Carter unearthed the first step leading to King Tutankhamen's tomb in the Valley of the Kings. By the end of the month they had unearthed the steps and broken through the door into the intact tomb. This was the only tomb that had remained unlooted that had been found (and is, to date). Filled with gold, jewels, and ancient everyday items, the find was priceless - in terms of money and history.

In 1930, when he was merely 8 years old, 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 1935, at the age of just 13 years old, Robert was alive when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1943, in the year of Robert Samuel King's passing, 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.

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