John Burke Shaughnessy (1927 - 1972)

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Willamette National Cemetery
Section L Site 951,
11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, Or

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: S1
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Burke

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1927 - In the year that John Burke Shaughnessy was born, 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.

1929 - By the time he was just 2 years old, 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.

1932 - At the age of only 5 years old, John was alive when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

1963 - By the time he was 36 years old, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

1972 - In the year of John Burke Shaughnessy's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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John Burke Shaughnessy died on August 26, 1972 at 45 years old. There is no listed cause of death. He was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section L Site 951, Portland, Or. He was born on June 9, 1927. We are unaware of information about John's immediate family.

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