Jean M Eschallier (1912 - 1944)

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Jean M Eschallier
1912 - 1944
updated February 06, 2019
Jean M Eschallier was born in 1912 in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania. He was baptized at Holy Baptism in Trinity Church, New Castle, Pennsylvania. He married Florence G. Eschallier. Jean died on September 13, 1944 in Anzio, Lazio Italy at age 32. We know that Jean M Eschallier had been residing in 4762 Chestnut St. , in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania United States 19139.

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Jean M Eschallier

First name

Jean

Middle name

M

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Gender

Male

Birth

Jean Eschallier was born in in Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania United States

Death

Jean Eschallier died on in Anzio, Roma County, Lazio Italy

Cause of death

Killed in Action

Burial / Funeral

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Ethnicity & Lineage

White, Citizen

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

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Baptized

at Holy Baptism in Trinity Church, in New Castle, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania United States

Last Known Residence

4762 Chestnut St. , in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania United States 19139

Education

4 Years Of College

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Financial Institution Clerks, N.e.c.

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Military Service

Military serial#: 33175984
Enlisted: March 20, 1942 in Ft George G Meade Maryland
Military branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, Usa
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law

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ESCHALLIER- In Italy, on Sept 13, 1944. 1st Lt. JEAN M. ESCHALLIER, husband of Florence G. Eschallier, of 1652 Mentor St.. Services for relatives and friends on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Oliver H. Bair's, 1820 Chestnut st. Interment at Ardsley Burial Park. Friends may call Friday eve.

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1912 - 1944 World Events

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In 1912, in the year that Jean M Eschallier was born, the RMS Titanic sank in April. The RMS Titanic was a British built and run passenger liner that was billed as "unsinkable." On its maiden voyage from Southampton England to New York City, carrying about 2,224 passengers and crew - from the wealthiest people in the world to poor emigrants from Europe, the Titanic hit an iceberg. Five of her watertight compartments failed but she was designed to survive only 4 being flooded. She began to sink. There were only enough lifeboats for about half of the passengers so over 1,000 remained behind while "women and children first" were loaded. Over 1500 died, making it the largest maritime disaster in modern history.

In 1925, Jean was merely 13 years old when in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1927, he was just 15 years old when 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1934, at the age of 22 years old, Jean was alive when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1944, in the year of Jean M Eschallier's passing, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

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