Anthony Costanza (1905 - 1963)

Anthony Costanza
1905 - 1963
updated September 08, 2020
Anthony Costanza, father to 3 children, was born on January 19, 1905 at Triggiano, Triggiano, Italy. He was born to Michele Costanza and Filomena LaGioia, with siblings Vito, Maria, Alfred, and Achille. He married Ruby Johnson on March 24, 1945 and Anthony died. They gave birth to Mary Costanza, Phyllis Costanza, and Anthony Costanza Jr.. Anthony married Julia Tricoche and they later divorced in August 1944. He died on July 22, 1963 in California at 58 years of age. We know that Anthony Costanza had been residing in Long Beach Veterans Administration, in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California United States.
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Anthony Costanza
Most commonly known name
Male
Gender
Anthony
First name
Unknown
Middle name
Costanza
Last name(s)
Antonio Costanza, Tony Costanza
Nickname(s) or aliases
Long Beach Veterans Administration, in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California United States
Last known residence
Anthony Costanza was born on at Triggiano, in Triggiano, Italy
Birth
Anthony Costanza died on in Los Angeles County, California United States
Death
Anthony Costanza was born on at Triggiano, in Triggiano, Italy
Anthony Costanza died on in Los Angeles County, California United States
Birth
Death
There is no cause of death listed for Anthony.
Cause of death
Los Angeles National Cemetery, in Los Angeles, California
Burial / Funeral
Unknown
Obituary

Ethnicity & Lineage

Italian

Nationality & Locations Lived

Italy, USA

Religion

Catholic

Education

1921-1926 George Washington Evening School, Chicago, Illinois, USA

1941-1945 USAFI Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Jan 31, 1960-AA Degree-East Los Angeles Jr. College, 5357 East Brooklyn Ave., Los Angeles, California, USA-Issuing office L.A. 25, California, USA

Professions

Occupation
1921-1931 • Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA
Musician: Played clarinet and saxophone in various orchestras in Chicago, Illinois in 1921-1931.

Occupation
1921-1922 • Great Northern Railroad

Occupation
1922-1926 • Cuneo Printing Corporation Chicago, Illinois, USA

Occupation
1926-1929 • Chicago Federation of Musicians Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Supervisor: Petrillo

Occupation
1928 • Joseph Nitti Orchestra Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Occupation
1929-1930 • Grisby, Grand, Radio, Corporation, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA
Supervisor: Thompson

Occupation
1930-1931 • Metropolitan Life Insurance Co, Grant, Park, District, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA

Military
1 Sep 1931 • Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA

Military Pistol Expert
September 18, 1934 • Delaware

Military-Advanced Flying School
1 Dec 1941 • Advanced, Flying, School, Turner, Field, Albany, Dougherty, Georgia, USA
Advanced Flying School Turner Field, Albany, Ga. Appointed Sergeant of US Army Air Corps from Cpl. Army Air Force Band.

Military-Advanced Flying School
1 Jun 1942 • Army, Air, Force, Advanced, Flying, School, Turner, Field, Albany, Dougherty, Georgia, USA
Promotion to Staff Sergeant

Military Medal
Aug 25, 1944 • US, Army, Transfer, Station, Fort Ord, Monterey, California, USA
National Defense Service Metal

Military
6 Oct 1945 • City, of, Washington, USA
Honorable Discharge Master Sergeant 6514th Area Service Unit

Military Medal
Oct 2, 1948 • Florida
American Defense Medal World War II Victory Metal

Military Medal
Nov 11, 1948 • Eglin Air Force Base Florida
American Defense Service Metal World War II Victory Medal AR 600-65

Military Medal
11 Nov 1948 • Eglin Air Force Base Florida
American Defense Service Metal World War II Victory Metal AR 600-65

Military Medal
June 7, 1951
Meritorious Unit Emblem General Order 330 Headquarter 25th Infantry Division

Military Medal
1951
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation General Order 35 DA dtd 1951 Korean Presidential Unit Citation The Korean Presidential Unit Citation was issued by the government of the Republic of South Korea. Korean Presidential Unit Citations are not US m



Occupation
August 24, 1953-June 1954 • 401 South Main, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
Relief Guard Farmers and Merchants National Bank Supervisor: Andrews $60 per week Estimated Net Worth: $13,245.00

Military Medal
June 28, 1954 • El Monte, Los Angeles, California, USA
National Defense

Military Medal
June 4 1955 • Fort Ord, Monterey, California, USA
Good Conduct Metal Para 57 SO 101 dtd Apr 30, 1955 Head quarter 6th Infantry Division & Fort Ord California

Military-Appreciation letter
13 Mar 1956 • Headquarters 8th Infantry Regiment, APO 39 US Army
Letter of Appreciation: To 4th Infantry Division, APO 39, Thank you for playing at this event. Woodrow Laws LT Colonel, Infantry Commanding

Military-Appreciation letter
13 Mar 1956 • Armstrong Barracks, Budingen, Merzig-Wadern, Saarland, Germany
Letter of appreciation: March 12 the 4th division band, led by Anthony Costanza, played for the 593rd Field Artillery Battalion on it's arrival from its training area in Baumholder. The appearance and conduct of the players while in this kaserne....

Military
23 Apr 1956 • Office of the Provost Marshall 4th Infantry Division Band, Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany
Registration Certificate For Firearms: 4th Infantry Division Band Purpose: in billets or quarters 16-22 JC Higgins Rifle Sears Roebuck and Co.

Military Medal
Jun 8 1956 • Mohringen, Biberach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Good Conduct Medal 4th Infantry Division Band APO 39 US Army Par 1 so 58 headquarter Sp Trps 4th infantry Division APO 39 82d Army Band APO 107 Mohringen Germany

Military Medal
Jan 31, 1957 • US, Army, Transfer, Station, Fort Ord, Monterey, California, USA
National Defense Service Metal

Military-25 Sep 1958 • East, Los, Angeles, Jr, College, 5357, E, Brooklyn, Ave, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
Veterans Administration AA degree

Personal Life & Organizations

1929-Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, Chicago, Illinois, USA

1942-R.A. Masons Chapter #117, Blytheville Arkansas, USA

1942-Olivet Commandery #20, Blytheville, Arkansas, USA

1943-Alcasar Temple AAONMS, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, USA

1952-Islam Temple AAONMS, San Francisco, California, USA
Knight Of Templar

1953-Al Malaikah AAONMS, Los Angeles, California, USA
Knight of Templar

Military Service

Military
1 Sep 1931 • Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA
Enlisted Sept. 1, 1931 Sergeant from 11-6-1933 to 7-25-34

Military
1 Sep 1931-Aug 11 1934
Corps of Engineers unassigned PVT.

Military
1931
Joined US Army

Military Pistol Expert
September 18, 1934 • Delaware

Military
18 Sep 1934-Jan 26 1937
Infantry PFC

Military
Sept. 19, 1934 • Fort McDowell and Fort Dupont, Delaware, USA
Private Corp of Engineers Unassigned Honorable Discharge


AugusMilitary
22 Jan 1937 • Fort Hamilton, New York City, New York, USA
Honorable Discharge from Private Corp. Army of Engineers, Band 18th Inf

Military
July 27, 1937-Jul 26, 1940
Coast Artillery Corps PFC

Military
26 Jul 1940 • Camp, George, Washington County, New York, USA
Pvt LCL Band 62nd C.A. (AA). Honorable Discharge

Military
July 27, 1940-Oct 13 1945 • HQ, Fort, Otten, New York, USA
Honorable Discharge Army Air Corps M SGT Band 62nd C.A. (AA)

Military
1 Dec 1941 • Advanced, Flying, School, Turner, Field, Albany, Dougherty, Georgia, USA
Advanced Flying School Turner Field, Albany, Ga. Appointed Sergeant of US Army Air Corps from Cpl. Army Air Force Band.

1941-Serving in the United States Army during World War II
Antonio Costanza served in the United States Army during World War II.

Military
1 Jun 1942 • Army, Air, Force, Advanced, Flying, School, Turner, Field, Albany, Dougherty, Georgia, USA
Promotion to Staff Sergeant

Military
1 Dec 1942 • Blytheville Army Air Field Blytheville, Arkansas, USA
Staff Sergeant 351st Army Air Force Band appointed to Technical Sergeant


Military
27 Jul 1943 • March, field, California, USA
Master Sergeant Air Corps 579th AAF Band

Military Metal
Aug 25, 1944 • US, Army, Transfer, Station, Fort Ord, Monterey, California, USA
National Defense Service Metal

Military
6 Oct 1945 • City, of, Washington, USA
Honorable Discharge Master Sergeant 6514th Area Service Unit

Military
Oct 13 1945 • AAF, Separation, Base, Drew, Field, Florida, USA
2117th AAF Base Unit Master Sergeant Honorable Discharge

Military
11 Nov 1945 • Eglin Air Force Base Florida
M SGT Bandsman, clarinet (432) Primary Bandsman clarinet: Played the clarinet in military bands and orchestras

Military
12 Nov 1945 • Camp Blanding, Florida

Military
Nov 12, 1945-Nov 11, 1948
United States Air Force M Sgt

Military Metal
Oct 2, 1948 • Florida
American Defense Medal World War II Victory Metal

Military Metal
Nov 11, 1948 • Eglin Air Force Base Florida
American Defense Service Metal World War II Victory Medal AR 600-65

Military
Nov 11 1948 • Englin, Air, Force, Base, Florida, USA
384th Air Force Band AF Bandsman School

Military Metal
11 Nov 1948 • Eglin Air Force Base Florida
American Defense Service Metal World War II Victory Metal AR 600-65

Military
Nov 18, 1948-Dec. 31, 1952
Regular Army Unassigned M Sgt

Military Metal
June 7, 1951
Meritorious Unit Emblem General Order 330 Headquarter 25th Infantry Division

Military Metal
1951
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation General Order 35 DA dtd 1951 Korean Presidential Unit Citation The Korean Presidential Unit Citation was issued by the government of the Republic of South Korea. Korean Presidential Unit Citations are not US m

Oct. 22 1952 • Vancouver, Barracks, Washington, USA
Detachment #3 , 6514 ASU Oregon ORC Instructor Group

Military
31 Dec 1952 • Vancouver, Barracks, Washinton, USA
Retirement, Honorable Discharge

Military
1 Jan 1953 • Vancouver, Barracks, Washington, USA
Det #3 514 ASU Oregon Mil Diet Wash (Not entitled to mop)

Military
May 31, 1953 • Reception, Center, Ft, Lewis County, Washington, USA
Release to USAR AGC Fifth Army Area

Military
31 May 1953 • Vancouver, Barracks, Washington, USA
Honorable Discharge. Released from active military service and transferred to USAR for completion of 30 years service. No days lost under section 6(a) appendix 2B MCM 1951. Blood group O. Master Sergeant July 27 1943 (Retired status). USAR AGC 5th Army.

Occupation
August 24, 1953-June 1954 • 401 South Main, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
Relief Guard Farmers and Merchants National Bank Supervisor: Andrews $60 per week Estimated Net Worth: $13,245.00

Military Metal
June 28, 1954 • El Monte, Los Angeles, California, USA
National Defense

Military Metal
June 4 1955 • Fort Ord, Monterey, California, USA
Good Conduct Metal Para 57 SO 101 dtd Apr 30, 1955 Head quarter 6th Infantry Division & Fort Ord California

Military
13 Mar 1956 • Headquarters 8th Infantry Regiment, APO 39 US Army
Letter of Appreciation: To 4th Infantry Division, APO 39, Thank you for playing at this event. Woodrow Laws LT Colonel, Infantry Commanding

Military
13 Mar 1956 • Armstrong Barracks, Budingen, Merzig-Wadern, Saarland, Germany
Letter of appreciation: March 12 the 4th division band, led by Anthony Costanza, played for the 593rd Field Artillery Battalion on it's arrival from its training area in Baumholder. The appearance and conduct of the players while in this kaserne....

Military
23 Apr 1956 • Office of the Provost Marshall 4th Infantry Division Band, Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany
Registration Certificate For Firearms: Costanza Anthony M/Sgt #RP6827399 4th Infantry Division Band Purpose: in billets or quarters 16-22 JC Higgins Rifle Sears Roebuck and Co. S-L-LR [external link]

Military Metal
Jun 8 1956 • Mohringen, Biberach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Good Conduct Metal 4th Infantry Division Band APO 39 US Army Par 1 so 58 headquarter Sp Trps 4th infantry Division APO 39 82d Army Band APO 107 Mohringen Germany

Military
4 Oct 1956 • 314th Army Band APO 757 NAC, Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany
Grade: CWO-3 USA

Military Metal
Jan 31, 1957 • US, Army, Transfer, Station, Fort Ord, Monterey, California, USA
National Defense Service Metal

Military
31 Jan 1957 • US, Army, Transfer, Station, Fort Ord, Monterey, California, USA
Par 39 AR 635-230 SPN 411 Early released of oversea returnees 314th Army Band NAC APO 757 Revert USAR California Military District 033.66 B-Flat Clarinet 0-24.12 Musician Instrumental

Military
31 Jan 1957 • 314th, Army, Band, Fort Ord, Monterey, California, USA
Called from reserve to active duty. Revert USAR California Military District. Specialty # and title 033.66 B-flat clarinet National Defense Service Metal 0-24.12, Musician Instrumental

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Parents:

Jan 13, 1874 - 1948
May 31, 1874 - 1938

Siblings:

Feb 21, 1914 - Jan 20, 1977
May 19, 1911 - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
May 12, 1899 - Sep 28, 1949

Relationships:

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Anthony Costanza & Ruby Lois (Johnson) Costanza

March 24, 1945
Cause of Separation: Death

Spouse:

Sep 23, 1924 - Aug 19, 2005

Children:

Unknown - Unknown
Oct 24, 1949 - Feb 5, 2016
Sep 23, 1958 - Jan 17, 2005
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Anthony Costanza & Julia Tricoche

August 1944
Cause of Separation: Divorce
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Spouse:

Unknown - Unknown

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Anthony Costanza, father to 3 children, died on July 22, 1963 in California at 58 years of age. He was buried in Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, California. He was born on January 19, 1905 at Triggiano, Triggiano, Italy. He was born to Michele Costanza and Filomena LaGioia, with siblings Vito, Maria, Alfred, and Achille. Anthony married Ruby Johnson on March 24, 1945 and Anthony died. They gave birth to Mary Costanza, Phyllis Costanza, and Anthony Costanza Jr.. He also married Julia Tricoche and they later divorced in August 1944. We know that Anthony Costanza had been residing in Long Beach Veterans Administration, in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California United States.
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1905 - 1963 World Events

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In 1905, in the year that Anthony Costanza was born, the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

In 1930, by the time he was 25 years old, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1945, he was 40 years old when in October, automobile production in the United States for private consumers was allowed to resume. It took a while for car makers to get those new cars to buyers - they had to once again change their manufacturing plants, this time from war production to peacetime.

In 1957, Anthony was 52 years old when 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 1963, in the year of Anthony Costanza's passing, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

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