Christine Jess (1902 - 1984)

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Christine Jess
1902 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Christine Jess was born on January 23, 1902. She died in February 1984 at 82 years old. We know that Christine Jess had been residing in Woodstown, Salem County, New Jersey 08098.


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Christine Jess passed away in February 1984 at 82 years old. She was born on January 23, 1902. There is no information about Christine's family or relationships. We know that Christine Jess had been residing in Woodstown, Salem County, New Jersey 08098.
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In 1902, in the year that Christine Jess was born, about 150 thousand United Mine Workers went on strike in eastern Pennsylvania for a wage increase and more suitable hours. They eventually got a 10% raise and their workday was reduced from 10 hours to 9. Because winter was coming and most people at the time heated their homes with coal, President Teddy Roosevelt arbitrated between the owners and the workers - the first time that the Federal government arbitrated in a strike.

In 1925, Christine was 23 years old when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1931, at the age of 29 years old, Christine was alive when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1944, by the time she was 42 years old, on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

In 1984, in the year of Christine Jess's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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May 24, 1920 - Dec 30, 1995
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Jul 15, 1931 - Feb 13, 2000
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Dec 14, 1889 - November 1974
Vineland, NJ
Lois R Jess
Jun 10, 1920 - Mar 27, 1994
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Charlotte Jess
Aug 23, 1913 - October 1971
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Alice D Jess
Mar 9, 1920 - Jul 2, 2001
Swedesboro, NJ
George Jess
Jul 1, 1909 - January 1966
Clementon, NJ
Mulford Jess
Jan 2, 1897 - August 1969
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Bessie Jess
Sep 7, 1887 - April 1973
Maple Shade, NJ
Mary A Jess
Jun 9, 1896 - May 20, 1988
Lewisburg, PA
Therese Jess
Aug 24, 1873 - November 1974
Morrisdale, PA
Everett M Jess
Jan 23, 1913 - Sep 25, 2000
San Diego, CA
Dolores Engelman Jess
Sep 29, 1927 - Jun 4, 2005
Dover, DE
William Jess
Dec 28, 1893 - January 1970
Lehigh Valley, PA
Joseph Jess
Apr 1, 1886 - June 1966
Paul S Jess
Dec 22, 1918 - Jul 3, 1993
York, PA
George Jess
Oct 18, 1896 - June 1976
Langhorne, PA
Charles Jess
Oct 2, 1919 - April 1984
Runnemede, NJ
Virginia H Jess
May 11, 1915 - Jan 21, 2004
San Diego, CA
Dorothea Jess
Apr 5, 1903 - May 1983
Philadelphia, PA

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