Jenico William Richard Preston (1915 - 1940)

Jenico William Richard Preston
1915 - 1940
updated February 06, 2019
Jenico William Richard Preston was born c. 1915. Jenico died on June 9, 1940 at 25 years old.
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Jenico William Richard Preston
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Jenico
First name
William Richard
Middle name
Preston
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Unknown
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Dunkirk Memorial Column 115., in France
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Service number: 107447
Rank: Captain
Regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: 2/4th Bn.

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Jenico William Richard Preston passed away on June 9, 1940 at age 25. Jenico was buried in Dunkirk Memorial Column 115., France. Jenico was born c. 1915. We are unaware of information about Jenico's surviving family.
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In 1915, in the year that Jenico William Richard Preston was born, the Germans first used poison gas as a weapon at the second Battle of Ypres during World War I. While noxious gases had been used since ancient times, this was the first use of poisonous gas - in this case, lethal chlorine gas - in modern war. Subsequently, the French and British - as well as the United States when they entered World War 1 - developed and used lethal gas in war.

In 1924, at the age of merely 9 years old, Jenico was alive when Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1925, at the age of only 10 years old, Jenico 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 1933, by the time this person was 18 years old, the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

In 1940, in the year of Jenico William Richard Preston's passing, on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

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Unknown - Apr 9, 1916
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c. 1910 - Oct 29, 1940
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Unknown - Mar 24, 1917
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c. 1882 - May 5, 1916
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c. 1897 - Jun 6, 1915
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c. 1894 - Mar 30, 1918
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c. 1883 - Nov 23, 1916
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c. 1890 - Sep 15, 1916
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Unknown - Sep 6, 1916
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Unknown - May 3, 1917
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c. 1898 - Apr 11, 1918
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Unknown - Aug 18, 1918
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Unknown - May 20, 1917
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Unknown - Jun 28, 1917
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c. 1881 - Jul 19, 1917
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c. 1895 - Apr 9, 1918
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c. 1891 - Jun 7, 1917
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c. 1919 - May 10, 1940
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