Anthony Dejohn (1910 - 1972)

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Anthony Dejohn
1910 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
Anthony Dejohn was born on October 9, 1910. He died in March 1972 at 61 years of age. We know that Anthony Dejohn had been residing in Howard Beach, Queens County, New York.

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Anthony Dejohn died in March 1972 at 61 years of age. He was born on October 9, 1910. We have no information about Anthony's family or relationships. We know that Anthony Dejohn had been residing in Howard Beach, Queens County, New York.
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1910 - 1972 World Events

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In 1910, in the year that Anthony Dejohn was born, the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1926, when he was 16 years old, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1948, Anthony was 38 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1950, Anthony was 40 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1972, in the year of Anthony Dejohn's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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Born: around 1921
Michigan, United States
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Born: around 1919
Ohio, United States
Anthony J DeJohn
Born: around 1922
United States
Anthony J DeJohn
Born: around 1924
New York, Limited Service Or (ceylon Or India Or Maldive Islands), United States
Anthony A DeJohn
Born: around 1920
New York, United States
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Born: around 1917
New York, United States
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Born: around 1917
New York, United States
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Born: around 1982
TX
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Birmingham, Alabama
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Aug 16, 1921 - August 1969
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Sep 24, 1928 - Dec 22, 2003
Huntington Beach, CA
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Nov 16, 1937 - Sep 13, 2003
Glendale Heights, IL
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Apr 7, 1919 - July 1982
Cleveland, Ohio
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Jun 14, 1922 - Apr 10, 1992
Meadville, PA
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Feb 19, 1899 - July 1972
Philadelphia, PA
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Jul 12, 1894 - November 1970
Europe
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Oct 29, 1896 - April 1963
New Jersey
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Oct 16, 1917 - Apr 26, 1994
Gresham, OR

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Betty Dejohn
Apr 6, 1917 - January 1985
Pompano Beach, FL
Anthony N Dejohn
Oct 16, 1917 - Apr 26, 1994
Gresham, OR
Thomas Dejohn
Aug 18, 1914 - Jul 15, 2001
Syracuse, NY
Michael Dejohn
Jun 8, 1891 - February 1970
Syracuse, NY
John Dejohn
Oct 4, 1913 - Apr 21, 2001
Syracuse, NY
Arthur Albert Dejohn
Sep 6, 1916 - Feb 5, 1994
Oceanside, CA
Nicholas Dejohn
Sep 2, 1915 - Feb 2, 2000
Paterson, NJ
Samuel Dejohn
Mar 6, 1921 - Jul 31, 2004
Paramus, NJ
Jack Dejohn
Mar 23, 1927 - Aug 16, 2005
Cherry Hill, NJ
Arlene M Dejohn
Feb 23, 1955 - Oct 24, 1999
Hackensack, NJ
Mamie Dejohn
Dec 5, 1901 - May 1, 2002
Newark, NJ
Jerry Dejohn
Aug 9, 1949 - Mar 1, 2002
Edison, NJ
Emma Dejohn
Jun 17, 1899 - Apr 2, 1988
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Rocco Dejohn
Aug 16, 1914 - Apr 24, 1998
Toms River, NJ
William Dejohn
Jan 15, 1894 - October 1972
East Orange, NJ
Joseph Dejohn
Oct 6, 1905 - February 1970
Newark, NJ
Theresa Dejohn
Jan 1, 1919 - Jun 20, 1996
Toms River, NJ
Anthony Dejohn
Oct 29, 1896 - April 1963
New Jersey
Jerry Dejohn
Jul 9, 1919 - August 1986
Iselin, NJ
F S Dejohn
Mar 28, 1930 - Aug 15, 1988

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