Frank Dejohn (1898 - 1979)

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Frank Dejohn
1898 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Frank Dejohn was born on April 3, 1898. He died in June 1979 at 81 years old. We know that Frank Dejohn had been residing in River Grove, Cook County, Illinois 60171.


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Frank Dejohn passed away in June 1979 at age 81. He was born on April 3, 1898. We have no information about Frank's immediate family. We know that Frank Dejohn had been residing in River Grove, Cook County, Illinois 60171.
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In 1898, in the year that Frank Dejohn was born, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

In 1912, at the age of merely 14 years old, Frank was alive when New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1937, he was 39 years old when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1960, at the age of 62 years old, Frank was alive when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1979, in the year of Frank Dejohn's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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Feb 28, 1902 - November 1982
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Jul 16, 1913 - November 1983
Thomas E Dejohn
Oct 5, 1926 - Nov 27, 1996
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Dec 8, 1945 - Nov 13, 2000
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Aug 18, 1882 - Jun 15, 1966
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Elizabeth Dejohn
Jun 20, 1925 - September 1981
Alpena, Michigan
Gloria M Dejohn
Aug 22, 1942 - Feb 16, 2003
Fremont, MI
J Dejohn
Feb 8, 1931 - July 1990
Muskegon, MI
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Sep 24, 1928 - Dec 22, 2003
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August Dejohn
Dec 31, 1892 - December 1962
Fred C Dejohn
Sep 10, 1921 - Jan 17, 2006
Davison, MI
Gerald Dejohn
May 7, 1928 - February 1977
Indianapolis, Indiana
Frank Dejohn
Aug 4, 1918 - December 1986
Newaygo, Michigan
Joan Dejohn
Jul 4, 1917 - Apr 10, 2009
Flint, MI
Judy A Dejohn
Aug 2, 1953 - Jan 31, 2011
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