Kenneth Lee Shelton

Brief Life History of Kenneth Lee

When Kenneth Lee Shelton was born on 30 April 1943, in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Clinton Onas Shelton, was 50 and his mother, Pauline Elizabeth Oldham, was 21. He died on 19 October 2000, in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Olive Lawn Memorial Park, La Mirada, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Clinton Onas Shelton
Pauline Elizabeth Oldham
Kenneth Lee Shelton
Karen A Shelton

Sources (5)

  • Kenneth L Shelton, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Kenneth Lee Shelton, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"
  • Kenneth Lee Shelton, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.


Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English (Nottinghamshire): habitational name primarily from Shelton (Nottinghamshire), but also from Shelton (Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Shropshire, and Staffordshire). The placenames all derive from Old English scelf ‘rock, ledge, shelf’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

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