Jacob Daigrepont (1912 - 1987)

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Jacob Daigrepont
1912 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
Jacob Daigrepont was born on April 14, 1912. He died in April 1987 at 74 years of age. We know that Jacob Daigrepont had been residing in Kenner, Jefferson County, Louisiana 70062.


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Jacob Daigrepont passed away in April 1987 at 74 years old. He was born on April 14, 1912. We have no information about Jacob's immediate family. We know that Jacob Daigrepont had been residing in Kenner, Jefferson County, Louisiana 70062.
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In 1912, in the year that Jacob Daigrepont was born, 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 1923, he was just 11 years old when Harlem's Cotton Club opened in New York City. Owned by a bootlegger and gangster, it was a 700 seat speakeasy that catered to a "white only" clientele. But most of the entertainers were African-American and featured some of the best entertainers of the time such as Lena Horne, the Nicholas Brothers, Ethel Waters, and Cab Calloway.

In 1937, he was 25 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 1976, he was 64 years old when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1987, in the year of Jacob Daigrepont's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Louise Daigrepont
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New Orleans, Louisiana
H J Daigrepont
Nov 23, 1927 - September 1987
Blanche Daigrepont
Aug 23, 1906 - July 1983
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Allen L Daigrepont
Aug 28, 1929 - Nov 22, 2005
Poplarville, MS
Blanche Daigrepont
Sep 30, 1907 - June 1982
Bunkie, Louisiana
Daniel Daigrepont
Jun 10, 1927 - Jan 13, 1999
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Bernice Daigrepont
Sep 12, 1907 - January 1984
Pineville, Louisiana
L E Daigrepont
Mar 13, 1934 - Sep 24, 2007
Denham Springs, LA
Sam P Daigrepont
Sep 3, 1931 - Jun 28, 2006
Marksville, LA
Mary E Daigrepont
Sep 9, 1939 - May 13, 2011
Simmesport, LA
David T Daigrepont
Apr 15, 1902 - Dec 24, 1996
Simmesport, LA
Merlin J Daigrepont
Sep 10, 1933 - Jan 2, 2009
Hessmer, LA
Tommie J Daigrepont
Feb 13, 1954 - Mar 25, 2002
Dennis P Daigrepont
Aug 17, 1952 - Jan 24, 1992
Lillian L Daigrepont
Nov 22, 1915 - Apr 14, 2000
Alexandria, LA
Deo Daigrepont
Oct 17, 1905 - September 1961
Bryan Daigrepont
Aug 7, 1959 - July 1991
Albert Daigrepont
Oct 13, 1921 - Aug 31, 2008
Metairie, LA
Madele Daigrepont
Sep 7, 1913 - October 1986
Mansura, Louisiana

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