John Cummings (1901 - 1978)

John Cummings
1901 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
John Cummings was born on January 25, 1901. He died in August 1978 at age 77. We know that John Cummings had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15238.
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

John Cummings Biography

Vital facts & highlights of John's life to share with the world.

John Cummings
Most commonly known name
Male
Gender
John
First name
Unknown
Middle name
Cummings
Last name(s)
Unknown
Nickname(s) or aliases
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15238
Last known residence
John Cummings was born on
Birth
John Cummings died in
Death
John Cummings was born on
John Cummings died in
Birth
Death
There is no cause of death listed for John.
Cause of death
Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of John Cummings?
Burial / Funeral
Unknown
Obituary

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is John's ethnicity and where did his parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown

Religion

Unknown. Was John a religious man?

Education

Did John finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did John attend?

Professions

Share what John did for a living or if he had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of John's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did John serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with his life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different John Cummings?
View other bios of people named John Cummings
Back to Top

John Cummings Family Tree

John's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Cummings family tree.

John's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
John Cummings
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

Share Memories about John

What do you remember about John Cummings? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that John is remembered.

John Cummings Obituary

This obit of John Cummings is maintained by John's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

John Cummings passed away in August 1978 at 77 years of age. He was born on January 25, 1901. We are unaware of information about John's surviving family. We know that John Cummings had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15238.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of John Cummings

1901 - 1978 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during John's lifetime

In 1901, in the year that John Cummings was born, John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

In 1937, he was 36 years old when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1940, he was 39 years old 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 1952, by the time he was 51 years old, on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1978, in the year of John Cummings's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

Other Biographies

Other John Cummingses

Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
c. 1917 - Mar 7, 1945
c. 1891 - Mar 29, 1918
c. 1892 - Jul 1, 1916
c. 1886 - Jun 7, 1917
c. 1886 - Aug 18, 1916
c. 1904 - Jun 14, 1943
c. 1892 - Apr 23, 1918
c. 1902 - Sep 7, 1943
c. 1892 - Sep 27, 1918
c. 1878 - Oct 2, 1915
Unknown - Aug 24, 1918
c. 1916 - Nov 10, 1943
c. 1918 - Dec 19, 1941
c. 1890 - May 5, 1946
c. 1899 - Oct 10, 1918
c. 1911 - Apr 1, 1941
c. 1895 - May 7, 1915
c. 1908 - Feb 17, 1944

Other Cummingses

Mar 18, 1889 - June 1965
Jul 2, 1921 - Dec 31, 2004
May 4, 1888 - May 1963
Jan 31, 1919 - Aug 19, 1998
Nov 5, 1922 - Jul 11, 1991
May 8, 1929 - December 1993
Jan 15, 1932 - Jan 1, 2001
Dec 14, 1930 - November 1972
May 25, 1927 - Dec 24, 1997
Jan 10, 1928 - Aug 19, 1998
May 25, 1932 - Nov 28, 2010
May 19, 1933 - Jan 17, 2004
Sep 22, 1935 - November 1989
Sep 15, 1884 - November 1968
Mar 31, 1921 - Feb 12, 2000
Apr 4, 1942 - September 1988
Jan 18, 1947 - Feb 18, 2008
Jan 23, 1958 - Aug 3, 2006
Jun 17, 1901 - February 1974
Jan 31, 1955 - Dec 23, 2005

Other Bios

Feb 22, 1914 - April 1972
Nov 27, 1922 - Dec 15, 2008
Jul 14, 1901 - November 1968
Jul 24, 1885 - January 1973
May 26, 1905 - Dec 15, 1997
Aug 10, 1918 - May 1977
Oct 14, 1913 - Jan 27, 2008
Sep 11, 1880 - December 1974
Dec 25, 1921 - Jan 10, 1999
Aug 17, 1919 - Feb 2, 2005
Oct 25, 1918 - September 1986
Apr 11, 1920 - Dec 4, 2004
Aug 3, 1918 - Mar 4, 1988
Dec 17, 1912 - Aug 12, 2001
Sep 24, 1888 - September 1981
Sep 5, 1893 - November 1981
Mar 22, 1923 - August 1979
Jun 16, 1899 - February 1981
Oct 22, 1920 - December 1984
Nov 4, 1915 - Jan 26, 1998
Success Stories from Biographies like John Cummings
Created on Jun 04, 2020 by Daniel Pinna
Highlights of just a few of the many successes of sharing memories & family history at AncientFaces. From reuniting lost or 'orphan' photos with their families, seeing the faces of family for the first time, to connecting unknown and lost relatives.

These stories will warm your heart. Are you inspired to share photos and biographies of the people from your past?