Battle of Los Angeles

February 25th, 1942

February 25, 1942.

The video link with live radio broadcast and reference to FDR memo is here.

On June 28, 1941, Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8807 which created the Office of Scientific Research and Development (OSRD), with Vannevar Bush as its director.

At a meeting between President Roosevelt, Bush and Vice President Henry A. Wallace on October 9, 1941, the President approved the atomic program.

Kenneth Edward Clayton

February 2nd, 1942

Kenneth Edward Clayton

~ The following is Family – Index of Persons information regarding Kenneth Edward Clayton (also known as Ken Clayton, Kenneth Clayton, Kenneth E. Clayton, K.C. (Casey).

BIRTH  February 2, 1942
Cupertino, California
Frederick William Clayton + Lloydine Della Martin Clayton

ENGAGEMENT  1967
Cheri Jeane McElliott

The engagement of Kenneth Edward Clayton (age 25) to Cheri Jeane McElliott (age 25) occurred prior to KEC’s death.  The wedding was scheduled for August 6th / 1967.

DEATH  May 31, 1967
Boca, California

MEMORIAL SERVICE  June 10, 1967
Reno, Nevada – Ross, Burke, & Knobel Mortuary

INTERNMENT  August 26, 1967
Reno, Nevada – Mountain View Cemetery

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+  A Basic biography appears here.

2013.01.26 – 22:45.

Kenneth Edward Clayton – Birth

February 2nd, 1942

Kenneth Edward Clayton – Birth

~ The following is Birth information regarding Kenneth Edward Clayton, born February 2, 1942.

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Cupertino – 

BIRTH of Kenneth Edward Clayton occurs in Cupertino, California on February 2nd / 1942.

His father is Frederick William Clayton (age 28) and his mother is Lloydine Della Martin Clayton (age 28).

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+ The name of the hospital should be determined.

2013.01.20 – 18:47.

Kenneth Edward Clayton

February 2nd, 1942

Kenneth Edward Clayton (Kenneth E. Clayton, Ken Clayton, “Casey, KC):
– Born: February 2, (Groundhog Day) 1942 (2/2/42) in Cupertino, California, United States of America
– Died: May 31, 1967 near Boca (Boca Dam), California
– KEC followed his father’s footsteps and obtained an Engineering Degree from the University of Nevada in Reno in 1963, sharing the graduation stage with his father.  At the university he was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, the ASUN Senate, Coffin and Keys, and the Engineering fraternity.  He worked for International Business Machines (IBM) as a Systems Analyst.  His first major job was installing the first computerized “Crime Computer” for the State of Nevada.  He served in the United States Army with time spent first at Fort Ord, California and later at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
– Ken graduated from Carson High School in Carson City, Nevada in March of 1959 before moving to Afghanistan for five months.  He spent most of the summer of 1962 in Seoul, Korea.
– Ken never married, but was engaged to Cheri McElliott at the time of his death, “lost in the Truckee River and presumed drowned” on May 31, 1967.

2011.08.21 – 20:14.