James Bernard Perske (1929 - 2008)

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James Bernard Perske
1929 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
James Bernard Perske was born on June 25, 1929. He died on January 30, 2008 at age 78. We know that James Bernard Perske had been residing in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota 55431.


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James Bernard Perske passed away on January 30, 2008 at age 78. He was born on June 25, 1929. We have no information about James's family. We know that James Bernard Perske had been residing in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota 55431.
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In 1929, in the year that James Bernard Perske was born, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1931, at the age of just 2 years old, James was alive when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1947, he was 18 years old when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1951, when he was 22 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1978, James was 49 years old when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Erna Perske
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John P Perske
Feb 11, 1923 - Oct 11, 1988
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Robert D Perske
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Pauline M Perske
Feb 2, 1899 - Apr 16, 1998
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Nettie Perske
Sep 27, 1908 - February 1978
Adolf Perske
Sep 26, 1880 - December 1967
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Emma L Perske
Mar 8, 1911 - Jun 3, 2002
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Walter J Perske
Aug 10, 1909 - Nov 15, 1994
Elberta, AL
John Perske
Sep 19, 1910 - August 1965
J R Perske
Feb 25, 1918 - Oct 1, 1993
Fresno, CA
Julius Perske
Oct 13, 1881 - September 1958
Leon Perske
Jun 14, 1939 - Sep 4, 2007
Waurika, OK
Alma Elizabeth Perske
Nov 1, 1923 - Feb 9, 2008
Fresno, California
Consuelo L Perske
Sep 8, 1912 - May 28, 1990
Cleta W Perske
Dec 1, 1931 - Mar 23, 2009
Corpus Christi, Texas
John Perske
Feb 11, 1883 - June 1963
Theodore Perske
Jun 12, 1887 - August 1976
Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
Beatrice E Perske
Jun 29, 1929 - Jan 25, 1992

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