Robert Thomas King

(1879 - 1916)

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Robert Thomas King
1879 - 1916
Born
c. 1879
Death
July 17, 1916
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Robert Thomas King was born c. 1879. He died on July 17, 1916 at age 37.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Robert Thomas King
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St. Sever Cemetery Rouen in France
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Service number: 7545
Rank: Bandsman
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers
Unit/ship/squadron: 2nd Bn.
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Robert Thomas King passed away on July 17, 1916 at age 37. He was buried in St. Sever Cemetery Rouen, France. He was born c. 1879. There is no information about Robert's family.

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In 1879, in the year that Robert Thomas King was born, on November 10th, Bell Telephone and Western Union reached an agreement. Bell Telephone would keep out of the telegraphy business and Western Union would stay out of the telephone business - leading to success for both.

In 1885, Robert was just 6 years old when on February 16th, the first Dow Jones Industrial Average was published by Charles Dow, who also founded the Wall Street Journal. The index was 62.76. It represented 12 stocks - American Cotton Oil, American Sugar, American Tobacco, Chicago Gas, Distilling & Cattle Feeding, General Electric, Laclede Gas, National Lead, North American, Tennessee Coal and Iron, U.S. Leather pfd. and U.S. Rubber.

In 1896, by the time he was 17 years old, on January 28th, the first ticket for speeding - called "furious driving" - was issued. Walter Arnold of Kent England was fined 1 shilling plus costs - for going 8 mph. The speed limit was 2 mph.

In 1905, he was 26 years old when federal spending was $0.57 billion, unemployment was 4.3%, and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. Current U.S. government spending is $4.268 trillion.

In 1916, in the year of Robert Thomas King's passing, visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

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c. 1904 - Jun 18, 1944 1904 - 1944
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c. 1891 - Feb 11, 1919 1891 - 1919
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c. 1925 - Dec 28, 1944 1925 - 1944
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c. 1926 - Jul 20, 1944 1926 - 1944
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