Kenneth Douglas Beck

27 January 1932–10 August 2010 (Age 78)
Kinlock, Lower Burrell, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Kenneth Douglas

Kenneth Douglas Beck was born on 27 January 1932, in Kinlock, Lower Burrell, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States. He married Victoria Tidwell on 7 September 1957, in Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 10 August 2010, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Kenneth Douglas Beck
1932–2010
Victoria Tidwell
1933–2003
Marriage: 7 September 1957
Kenneth Douglas Beck Jr
1957–2012
Angeline Beck
1958–2014

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 September 1957
Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States
children

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 8

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 23

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, from northern Middle English bekke ‘stream’ (Old Norse bekkr).2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in northern France, for example Bec Hellouin in Eure, named with Old Norman French bec ‘stream’, from the same Old Norse root as in 1.3 English: probably a nickname for someone with a prominent nose, from Middle English beke ‘beak (of a bird)’ (Old French bec).

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

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  • Kenneth Douglas Beck in entry for Angeline Inez Beck, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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