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Walter Kincaid (1911 - 1977)

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Walter Kincaid
1911 - 1977
Born
June 15, 1911
Death
May 1977
Last Known Residence
Glens Falls, Warren County, New York 12801
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Walter Kincaid of Glens Falls, Warren County, New York was born on June 15, 1911, and died at age 65 years old in May 1977.
Updated: October 1, 2011
Biography ID: 3003613

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Walter Kincaid passed away at age 65 years old in May 1977. Walter Kincaid of Glens Falls, Warren County, New York was born on June 15, 1911.

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Walter Kincaid lived 7 years shorter than the average Kincaid family member when he died at the age of 65.
The average age of a Kincaid family member is 72.
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1911 - 1977 World Events

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In 1911, in the year that Walter Kincaid was born, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1948, at the age of 37 years old, Walter was alive when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1951, Walter was 40 years old when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1963, Walter was 52 years old when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1977, in the year of Walter Kincaid's passing, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

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