Herbert Jess (1888 - 1966)

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Herbert Jess
1888 - 1966
updated February 06, 2019
Herbert Jess was born on November 7, 1888. He died in July 1966 at 77 years of age. We know that Herbert Jess had been residing in Penns Grove, Salem County, New Jersey 08069.


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Herbert Jess passed away in July 1966 at 77 years old. He was born on November 7, 1888. We are unaware of information about Herbert's family. We know that Herbert Jess had been residing in Penns Grove, Salem County, New Jersey 08069.
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In 1888, in the year that Herbert Jess was born, on August 7th, the body of a prostitute was found in the Whitechapel section of London. Martha Tabram had been stabbed 39 times - a possible but not confirmed victim of Jack the Ripper. On August 31st, the body of Mary Ann Nichols was found - stabbed and mutilated. On September 8th, the body of Annie Chapman was found - throat slit and disemboweled. On September 30th, Elizabeth Stride, also a prostitute in Whitechapel, was found dead from a slit throat. Within an hour, another body was discovered - Catherine Eddowes'. She was far more savagely murdered and it is thought that the Ripper had more time with her. Then, on November 9th, the body of prostitute Mary Jane Kelly was found in a boarding room in Whitechapel. Considered to be the probable fifth, and last, of Jack the Ripper's victims, Kelly's was the most savage of his murders.

In 1894, when he was merely 6 years old, large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1903, when he was only 15 years old, the United States Department of Commerce and Labor was created by President Theodore Roosevelt to control the excesses of big business. Renamed the Department of Commerce 10 years later, many departments concerned with workers were transferred to the Department of Labor at that time. Another spin-off, the Bureau of Corporations, became the Federal Trade Commission.

In 1925, at the age of 37 years old, Herbert was alive 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 1966, in the year of Herbert Jess's passing, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

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Mar 2, 1917 - Dec 24, 1997
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Jan 16, 1910 - Feb 17, 1993
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Dec 23, 1907 - Jan 3, 1993
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Oct 12, 1909 - February 1978
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May 16, 1911 - Mar 7, 1994
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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
Lois R Jess
Jun 10, 1920 - Mar 27, 1994
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Aug 25, 1911 - April 1987
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