William Othar King (1902 - 1997)

William Othar King
1902 - 1997
updated July 15, 2020
William Othar King was born on November 7, 1902 in Nimrod, Texas. He was born to Mary Cornelia (Walser) King and John Henry (Cidon) King, with siblings Jessie, James, Edgar, Jay, Thelma, Lucy, and Oran. He died on March 23, 1997 in Breckenridge, Texas at 94 years old.
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William Othar King
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William King was born on in Nimrod, Eastland County, Texas United States 76437
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William King died on in Breckenridge, Stephens County, Texas United States 76424
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William King was born on in Nimrod, Eastland County, Texas United States 76437
William King died on in Breckenridge, Stephens County, Texas United States 76424
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Parents:

Jun 22, 1880 - Dec 3, 1918
May 4, 1881 - Jun 14, 1967

Siblings:

Mar 27, 1918 - Apr 16, 1918
Oct 11, 1900 - Apr 6, 1962
May 29, 1905 - Nov 30, 1972
Dec 23, 1907 - Aug 5, 1983
Apr 29, 1910 - Sep 16, 2001
Jan 19, 1912 - May 22, 1998
May 11, 1915 - Jul 14, 2014

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William Othar King died on March 23, 1997 in Breckenridge, Texas at 94 years of age. He was born on November 7, 1902 in Nimrod, Texas. He was born to Mary Cornelia (Walser) King and John Henry (Cidon) King, with siblings Jessie, James, Edgar, Jay, Thelma, Lucy, and Oran.
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In 1902, in the year that William Othar King was born, the Bureau of the Census was established. This was the government department that was a boon to family historians - it, even now, is responsible for taking the census and provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States.

In 1939, William was 37 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1961, he was 59 years old when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1988, he was 86 years old when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1997, in the year of William Othar King's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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