Alfred Jess (1887 - 1973)

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Alfred Jess
1887 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Alfred Jess was born on August 23, 1887. He died in September 1973 at 86 years old. We know that Alfred Jess had been residing in Penns Grove, Salem County, New Jersey 08069.


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Alfred Jess died in September 1973 at 86 years old. He was born on August 23, 1887. There is no information about Alfred's surviving family. We know that Alfred Jess had been residing in Penns Grove, Salem County, New Jersey 08069.
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1887 - 1973 World Events

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In 1887, in the year that Alfred Jess was born, on July 1st, the assembly for the supports of the Eiffel Tower began . A wrought iron lattice tower, it was designed and built by Gustave Eiffel - who also contributed to the building of the Statue of Liberty. There are 18,000 pieces in the Eiffel Tower - which had to be built separately and then assembled in place - with rivets - to complete the Tower.

In 1899, at the age of just 12 years old, Alfred was alive when on February 14th, the first voting machines were approved by Congress for use in federal elections. Several states were already using voting machines in their elections and the Federal government was finally convinced of their safety and accuracy.

In 1901, by the time he was just 14 years old, John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

In 1957, when he was 70 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1973, in the year of Alfred Jess's passing, on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

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Alfred Jess
Apr 22, 1905 - July 1976
Williamstown, NJ

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Herbert Jess
Nov 7, 1888 - July 1966
Penns Grove, NJ
Dorothy A Jess
Jun 23, 1942 - Jan 8, 2007
Williamstown, NJ
Carleton E Jess
Apr 26, 1916 - Aug 1, 2000
Southport, NC
Michael C Jess
Jan 4, 1964 - Jan 17, 2007
Elmer, NJ
Elnora Jess
Mar 2, 1917 - Dec 24, 1997
Elmer, NJ
Joseph E Jess
Jan 16, 1910 - Feb 17, 1993
Mullica Hill, NJ
Laura E Jess
Dec 23, 1907 - Jan 3, 1993
Gibbstown, NJ
Leon Jess
Oct 12, 1909 - February 1978
Swedesboro, NJ
Dorothy Jess
May 16, 1911 - Mar 7, 1994
Sun City, AZ
Harry T Jess
Aug 29, 1913 - Apr 16, 1989
Swedesboro, NJ
Arnita Jess
Oct 12, 1906 - December 1980
Swedesboro, NJ
Hazel Jess
May 21, 1884 - February 1975
Vineland, NJ
Caroline Jess
Sep 14, 1900 - December 1984
Clifton, NJ
Alfred Jess
Apr 22, 1905 - July 1976
Williamstown, NJ
Stacey Jess
Jul 31, 1918 - June 1966
Earl W Jess
Oct 17, 1943 - Sep 25, 2008
Franklinville, NJ
Christine Jess
Jan 23, 1902 - February 1984
Woodstown, NJ
Nina M Jess
May 24, 1920 - Dec 30, 1995
Bridgeton, NJ
Karl D Jess Sr
Jul 15, 1931 - Feb 13, 2000
Penns Grove, NJ
Theodore Jess
Dec 14, 1889 - November 1974
Vineland, NJ

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Herbert Jess
Nov 7, 1888 - July 1966
Penns Grove, NJ
Joseph Herman
Jun 8, 1895 - February 1956
Josephine Pastor
Jan 23, 1920 - Jan 26, 1999
Hightstown, NJ
Genevieve E Pachucki
Nov 4, 1919 - Jan 28, 2008
Perth Amboy, NJ
Sophie Szot
Jun 26, 1908 - Apr 13, 1999
Sayreville, NJ
Adele N Beecher
Dec 21, 1912 - Jul 8, 1996
Wilmington, DE
Veronica Antone
Jan 30, 1915 - June 1994
Old Bridge, NJ
Clara Conroy
Sep 15, 1913 - Jun 8, 2003
South Amboy, NJ
Elizabeth Zaleski
Jan 30, 1914 - Aug 24, 1998
South River, NJ
Rose Bissett
Aug 10, 1910 - Mar 16, 2000
Sayreville, NJ
Elsie Denby
Nov 13, 1909 - December 1994
Somerset, NJ
Jennie Quinlan
Aug 25, 1911 - April 1987
South Amboy, NJ
Caroline Dorio
Apr 20, 1909 - November 1987
Perth Amboy, NJ
Catherine Glinsky
Oct 12, 1907 - October 1990
Helen Wisniewski
Jul 17, 1907 - May 1985
South Amboy, NJ
Marion Kielian
Aug 16, 1910 - May 1987
Sayreville, NJ
Jennie Kiewleski
Nov 30, 1912 - January 1985
East Brunswick, NJ
Anna K Thomas
Jul 4, 1909 - Jul 28, 2007
Dayton, OH
Joseph Wenta
Feb 23, 1890 - July 1962
New Jersey
Stella Przygoda
Jan 15, 1910 - Jun 14, 1988
South River, NJ
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