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Kenneth D. Sales, Sr.

Lauren Adams
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Biography

Mr. Sales was born July 20, 1923, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He served as a U. S. Army combat engineer in the European Theater during World War II. Upon return from the war, he began his education as a chemical engineer at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. There he met his spouse, Marjorie Ann Kidd, from Owatonna, Minnesota. Upon graduating, the couple moved to the Kanawha Valley and settled in Nitro, West Virginia, where he accepted employment with the Union Carbide Corporation, Institute facility. There, they raised three children and lived out the remainder of their lives. Mr. Sales' paintings have received numerous decorations at various juried events throughout Kanawha County over the years. He was one of only two artists to have both submissions accepted to the first juried exhibition at the West Virginia Cultural Center.