Kenneth Barton McKee

Male6 March 1896–23 January 1963

Brief Life History of Kenneth Barton

When Kenneth Barton McKee was born on 6 March 1896, in Palmyra, Otoe, Nebraska, United States, his father, Henry Clark McKee, was 26 and his mother, Kate Loper, was 24. He married Ethel Fink on 31 August 1928, in Cook, Illinois, United States. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Monterey Judicial Township, Monterey, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 23 January 1963, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Kenneth Barton McKee
Mary Eldora Barnes
Marriage: 12 September 1947

Sources (11)

  • Kenneth B Mckee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kenneth B McKee, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"
  • Kenneth B Mc Kee, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 September 1947Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

    Age 1

    The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 2

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 20

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (northern): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha or Mac Aoidh ‘son of Aodh’, an old personal name meaning ‘fire’. Thus, this name has the same origin as McKay , McGee , McCoy , and McHugh .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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