Joe C Cobb (1918 - 1994)

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Joe C Cobb
1918 - 1994
updated February 06, 2019
Joe C Cobb was born on February 22, 1918. He died on December 27, 1994 at 76 years old. We know that Joe C Cobb had been residing in Freetown, Jackson County, Indiana 47235.


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Joe C Cobb passed away on December 27, 1994 at 76 years of age. He was born on February 22, 1918. We are unaware of information about Joe's immediate family. We know that Joe C Cobb had been residing in Freetown, Jackson County, Indiana 47235.
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In 1918, in the year that Joe C Cobb was born, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

In 1920, when he was just 2 years old, in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1930, at the age of merely 12 years old, Joe was alive when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1940, at the age of 22 years old, Joe was alive when on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

In 1994, in the year of Joe C Cobb's passing, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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Joe D Cobb
Born: around 1927
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Born: around 1912
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Joe W Cobb
Born: around 1922
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Joe H Cobb
Born: around 1910
Georgia, United States
Joe B Cobb
Born: around 1921
Alabama, United States
Joe R Cobb
Born: around 1922
District Of Columbia, United States
Joe Cobb
Born: around 1920
United States
Joe B Cobb
Born: around 1907
Texas, United States
Joe T Cobb
Born: around 1929
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Joe S Cobb
Born: around 1918
South Carolina, United States
Joe R Cobb
Born: around 1862
South Carolina, United States
Joe F Cobb
Born: around 1903
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Joe Marvin Cobb
Feb 21, 1946 - Aug 13, 2004
Joe B Cobb
Apr 6, 1929 - Jun 13, 1966
Joe M Cobb Sr
Dec 25, 1912 - May 18, 1987
Joe D. Cobb
Born: around 1965
Joe L. Cobb
Born: around 1959
Joe B. Cobb
Born: around 1958
Joe P. Cobb Jr
Born: around 1963

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Mar 13, 1973 - Oct 17, 1999
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Dec 4, 1911 - June 1975
Willie Cobb
Dec 22, 1888 - July 1984
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James R Cobb
Apr 1, 1927 - Feb 28, 2004
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Sarah B Cobb
Nov 28, 1925 - Aug 29, 2008
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Hazel Cobb
Mar 14, 1920 - Mar 31, 2002
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Thomas J Cobb
Mar 30, 1923 - Sep 15, 2009
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George E Cobb
Jun 10, 1926 - Mar 30, 2005
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Riley L Cobb
Jul 12, 1927 - Jun 29, 2001
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Joseph C Cobb
Aug 22, 1928 - Oct 17, 2001
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Louise Cobb
Oct 3, 1923 - September 1995
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Burnam Cobb
May 28, 1922 - April 1977
Mount Vernon, Kentucky
Embry M Cobb
Jun 11, 1912 - Jan 20, 2001
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Maud B Cobb
Oct 20, 1902 - Jun 30, 1994
Nicholasville, KY
Joe Cobb
Nov 29, 1925 - January 1970
Richmond, Virginia
Carl O Cobb
May 17, 1927 - Feb 27, 2009
Paducah, KY
Joe Cobb
Mar 16, 1888 - December 1968
Salem, Kentucky
Ellie L Cobb
Jan 9, 1921 - Dec 20, 2008
Mayfield, KY

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