Viola M King (1917 - 2011)

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Florida National Cemetery
Section 320 Site 1585-J,
6502 Sw. 102nd Ave., Bushnell, Fl

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: TEC 4
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Miss King

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Alexis Faye (King) King

Alexis Faye (King) King

Margaret Mary (King) Dye

Margaret Mary (King) Dye

Margaret Mary (King) Dye

Margaret Mary (King) Dye

Angela Mae King

Angela Mae King

Kathlene King

Kathlene King

Martin Luther King Jr. Shooting

Martin Luther King Jr. Shooting

Lois Darlene Vaughn

Lois Darlene Vaughn

Johnnie King

Johnnie King

Stanley Urbanski

Stanley Urbanski

Hessbeiger and King

Hessbeiger and King

Adda O Williamson King

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Cliffert Marie King-Toles Miss King Calvin Dwayne King Alexis Faye (King) King

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1917 - In the year that Viola M King was born, on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

1919 - She was just 2 years old when in June, the Treaty of Versailles - officially ending World War I - was signed. The European Allies demanded "compensation by Germany for all damage done to the civilian population of the Allies and their property by the aggression of Germany by land, by sea and from the air.” The requirement of compensation is seen by most as the reason for the collapse of the German economy and gave rise to the rule of Hitler.

1960 - At the age of 43 years old, Viola was alive when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

1986 - By the time she was 69 years old, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

1996 - At the age of 79 years old, Viola was alive when on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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Viola M King died on December 1, 2011 at 94 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Viola. She was buried in Florida National Cemetery Section 320 Site 1585-J, Bushnell, Fl. She was born on March 10, 1917. We have no information about Viola's immediate family.

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