In 1944 Kulp left the University of Miami to volunteer for United States Naval Reserve service in World War II. Ltjg. Kulp received several decorations, including the American Campaign Medal, the National Defense Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal.
Irene Ryan....At the age of 20, she married writer-comedian Tim Ryan. Tim and Irene were married in 1922 and divorced in 1942. Ryan married her second husband, Harold E. Knox, in 1946; they divorced in 1961. Both unions were childless